Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 12 May 2004
Mice that produce energy inefficiently live longer than those that don't
Abstract: Sloppiness has unexpected virtues. Mice with slovenly metabolism live longer than their neat-freak cousins, new research shows. The finding supports the idea that reactive oxygen species, troublemaking molecules that attack cells, shorten life span.
Citation: M. Beckman, Slipshod Survival. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (19), nf49 (2004).
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