Effect of Blueberries on Antioxidant Gene Expression
Obese individuals have significantly greater amount of damage in their DNA compared to lean individuals, however the consumption of blueberries has been shown to decrease that damage in obese. I will be trying to figure out the mechanism by which blueberries reduce the amount of DNA damage.
Message to Sponsor
- Major: Integrative Biology
- Sponsor: Rose Hills
- Mentor: Bruce Ames, Molecular and Cell Biology