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Shin Imai’s lab discovers NMN transporter

Shin-Ichiro Imai, MD, PhD, and Alessia Grozio, PhD, have studied an important way that energy gets into cells. The findings have implications for understanding aging and longevity. They were photographed in Imai's lab in the McDonnell Medical Sciences Building on December 18, 2018. MATT MILLER/WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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In a paper recently published in the inaugural issue of Nature Metabolism, Shin Imai’s lab reported on the identity of the NMN transporter, a key molecule with implications for aging.