Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 23 November 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 47, p. nf87
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.47.nf87]


Shortchanged by Sir2

Longevity protein cuts off yeast survival

Mitch Leslie

Abstract: Sir2 giveth and Sir2 taketh away. The yeast protein and its relatives in other organisms stretch longevity, previous studies have found. But new work suggests that, under harsh conditions, Sir2 impedes yeast survival.

Citation: M. Leslie, Shortchanged by Sir2. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (47), nf87 (2005).

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