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Biological scientists identify pathways that extend lifespan by 500 percent… in worms

January 15, 2020 - General

Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory, in collaboration with scientists from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, Calif., and Nanjing University in China, have identified synergistic cellular pathways for longevity that amplify lifespan fivefold in C. elegans, a nematode worm used as a model in aging research.

Caenorhabditis elegans [Credit: Bob Goldstein, UNC Chapel Hill]The increase in lifespan would be the…

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