Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 29 June 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 26, p. nf52
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.26.nf52]


Falling Apart

Disintegration of DNA might underlie premature aging syndrome

R. John Davenport

Abstract: In a premature aging disease, deteriorating DNA takes the body down with it, according to new work. Damaged DNA plagues mice with a molecular change linked to Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, the findings reveal. The work illuminates a potential cause of the disease.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Falling Apart. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (26), nf52 (2005).

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