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accumulation of mutations in 'quiet' genes foster aging

 
  October, 18 2002 4:25
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Study backs theory that accumulating mutations of 'quiet' genes foster aging

A theory that suggests the aging process might be safely slowed by targeting genes that are quiet early but threaten damage later in life has gotten a boost from new findings from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Jim Barlow
b-james3@uiuc.edu
217-333-5802
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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