Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 27 July 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 30, p. nf59
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.30.nf59]


Fat-Free Longevity

Mutation spurs fat accumulation and longevity through separate paths

R. John Davenport

Abstract: Living long and slimming down figure prominently on many people's wish lists, and new results bolster hope for achieving both. Worms without a particular gene retain fat and cheat death, but different molecular pathways control the two outcomes. The study helps flesh out connections between fat and longevity.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Fat-Free Longevity. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (30), nf59 (2005).

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