The long and short of fertility and longevity

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Abstract

Does life span extension come with a reproductive trade-off? In a recent report published in Nature, Greer et al. (2010) show that in the nematode worm C. elegans, life span extension, as a consequence of deficiencies in histone methylation, requires an intact germline and ongoing fertility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-210
Number of pages2
JournalCell Metabolism
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 8 2010

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Life Expectancy
Fertility
Histones
Methylation

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  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physiology

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The long and short of fertility and longevity. / Suh, Yousin; Vijg, Jan.

In: Cell Metabolism, Vol. 12, No. 3, 08.09.2010, p. 209-210.

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