Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 19 May 2004
Shining a Light on Long Life
Scientists identify key step in fruit fly longevity pathway
Abstract: For fruit flies, longevity is only a mutation away. A new study sheds light on one of the insects' most famous life-extending gene glitches. The work identifies molecules that activate a protein that adjusts fly aging, and the results might help clarify whether the same protein shapes human survival.
Citation: M. Leslie, Shining a Light on Long Life. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (20), nf52 (2004).
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