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Cr mimetic
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Cr mimetic

A CR (Calorie Restriction) mimetic is a particular compound or molecule that may -- if successful -- enable organisms to derive many of the health and life-extending benefits noted in calorically restricted diets. If an efficacious CR mimetic is developed, it may allow the organism to feed ad libitum and (simultaneously) achieve a longevous lifespan. The efficacy of such compounds would, upon safe and successful testing in animal subjects, pave the way for substantial increases in human lifespan.