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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 28 June 2006
Vol. 2006, Issue 10, p. pe15
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2006.10.pe15]


The Role of Mitochondria in Conserved Mechanisms of Aging

Christian Scheckhuber, and Heinz D. Osiewacz

The authors are at the Department of Molecular Developmental Biology, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, J. W. Goethe University, Max-von-Laue-Strasse 9, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany. E-mail: scheckhuber{at} (C.S.)

Key Words: mitochondria • reactive oxygen species • retrograde response • electron transport chain • daf-2 • PARP-1

Abstract: The European research project MiMage, supported by the European Community's Sixth Framework for Research and Technological Development, focuses on elucidating the role of mitochondria in conserved mechanisms of aging. This Perspective summarizes a selection of talks presented in April 2006 at the second MiMage symposium by members from participating laboratories and invited speakers.

Citation: C. Scheckhuber, H. D. Osiewacz, The Role of Mitochondria in Conserved Mechanisms of Aging. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (10), pe15 (2006).

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