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Antagonizing Methuselah to extend life span

Nazif Alic and Linda Partridge*

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UCL Centre for Research on Ageing, Department of Biology, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT, UK

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Genome Biology 2007, 8:222  doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-8-222

Published: 31 August 2007


A recent report describes the identification through the use of in vitro selection of a peptide that antagonizes Methuselah signaling in Drosophila in vitro and extends fly life span in vivo.