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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 9 February 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 6, p. nf11
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.6.nf11]

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Dosed to Death

Thyroid hormone treatments shorten mouse life span

R. John Davenport

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/6/nf11

Abstract: Extra-small mice enjoy a supersized life span, and new results help clarify the hormone changes that are responsible. A dearth of thyroid hormone seems to play a crucial role, the work reveals. The study also indicates that animals don't have to be little to persist.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Dosed to Death. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (6), nf11 (2005).

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