Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 29 June 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 26, p. pe19
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.26.pe19]

PERSPECTIVES

Metabolomics: Opening Another Window into Aging

Bruce S. Kristal, and Yevgeniya I. Shurubor

The authors are with the Dementia Research Service of the Burke Medical Research Institute, White Plains, NY 10605, USA (B.S.K. and Y.I.S.) and the Department of Neuroscience at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA (B.S.K.). E-mail: bkristal{at}burke.org (B.S.K.)

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/26/pe19

Key Words: metabolome • metabolomics • metabolism • data-driven • dietary restriction • caloric restriction

Abstract: Metabolomics is based on the simultaneous analysis of multiple low-molecular-weight metabolites from a given sample. As such, metabolomics seeks the most up-to-date information about the state of interaction between an organism and its environment. The ability to use metabolomics approaches for classification and mechanistic studies may influence and augment our ability to study and address the aging process scientifically and clinically.

Citation: B. S. Kristal, Y. I. Shurubor, Metabolomics: Opening Another Window into Aging. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (26), pe19 (2005).

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