Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 1 May 2002
Vol. 2002, Issue 17, p. tr3
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2002.17.tr3]


Long-Lived Worms

Cynthia Kenyon

University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA 94143. E-mail: ckenyon{at};2002/17/tr3

Key Words: C. elegans • life-span • daf-2daf-16 • insulin • IGF-1

Abstract: View a PowerPoint presentation on daf-2 and daf-16, Caenorhabditis elegans genes that affect worm life-span. The genes are part of an insulin/insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) pathway that also affects life-span in flies and perhaps mice.


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