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Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2019, 7(9), 652-655
DOI: 10.12691/jfnr-7-9-5
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Anti-aging and Anti-oxidation – Salmon Sperm as a Substitute for Nucleotide Sources

Chen-Meng Kuan1, , Kai-Wen Kan2, Jia-Haur Chen2, Young-Hao Lin3 and Yung-Hsiang Lin1

1Research & Design Center, TCI CO., Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan

2Research & Design Center, TCI Gene Inc., Taipei, Taiwan

3Global Business Center, TCI CO., Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan

Pub. Date: September 20, 2019

Cite this paper:
Chen-Meng Kuan, Kai-Wen Kan, Jia-Haur Chen, Young-Hao Lin and Yung-Hsiang Lin. Anti-aging and Anti-oxidation – Salmon Sperm as a Substitute for Nucleotide Sources. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2019; 7(9):652-655. doi: 10.12691/jfnr-7-9-5


This research unveils the possibility of a salmon sperm formula, called DNA drink, for anti-aging and anti-oxidation. The applications of salmon sperm have been rarely reported in scientific investigations if compared with salmon roe, but salmon sperm also contains copious nucleotides. Our experiments confirmed that the DNA drink could enhance the anti-oxidant ability and improve the expression levels of aging-related genes (CCT2, CCT6A, Atg1, Atg8, and SIRT1 genes) in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs). These results suggest the potential of salmon sperm for boosting cell vitality and protecting cells from oxidative damage.

salmon sperm anti-oxidant anti-aging nucleotide supplement cell viability

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