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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 20 October 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 42, p. nf93
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.42.nf93]


Wilting Weed?

Arabidopsis might provide new insights into workings of protein linked to a premature aging disease.

R. John Davenport

Abstract: COLD SPRING HARBOR, NEW YORK--Plants might not get gray hair and wrinkles, but they could enhance our understanding of a purported human aging protein. The botanical version of the protein might help clarify the molecule's connection with decrepitude, scientists reported here on 7 October 2004 at the Molecular Genetics of Aging meeting.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Wilting Weed? Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (42), nf93 (2004).

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