Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 16 February 2005
Short Circuit, Long Life
Sloppy wiring in mitochondria extends fly longevity
R. John Davenporthttp://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/7/nf14
Abstract: Dimming the lights can extend a bulb's life. Similarly, a protein that turns down the current running through cellular power plants prolongs fly survival, new results reveal. The protein works by squelching the production of noxious oxidants.
Citation: R. J. Davenport, Short Circuit, Long Life. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (7), nf14 (2005).
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