REST: protein that represses transcription of neuronal genes in non-neuronal cells
: induced in aging in human brain; represses genes involved in cell death and Alzheimer's
Part C: Which of the following people is most likely to have the highest levels of REST?
A. A newborn baby boy
B. An 81 year old woman with symptomatic Alzheimers.
C. A healthy 91 year old man.
D. A healthy 27 year old woman.
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