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Friday, November 13, 2009

Longevity Tied To Genes That Preserve Tips of Chromosomes.
A team led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has found a clear link between living to 100 and inheriting a hyperactive version of an enzyme that rebuilds telomeres — the tip ends of chromosomes. The findings appear in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Via Instapundit.


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