Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 3 May 2006
A Shared Splice Site?
Defect behind "premature aging" disorder might foster normal aging
Abstract: Slicing messenger RNA molecules in the wrong position cuts short the lives of children with a disease that resembles speedy aging, and new research suggests that cells from old people make the same mistake. The finding implies that normal aging shares a mechanism with the rare genetic ailment.
Citation: M. Leslie, A Shared Splice Site? Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (8), nf13 (2006).
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