Surviving in starvation - New mechanism for cell preservation discovered
15.05.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute
Scientists from the Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, discovered a new mechanism that is important for...
Back to sleep: How SETD1A takes blood stem cells to rest
08.05.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute
In old age, humans increasingly suffer from infections. In such a case, blood stem cells that are usually inactive are activated in order to produce as many blood and immune cells as needed to fight the infection. However, every...
Old and Healthy: Researchers Find Novel Genes for Longevity in Mammals
10.04.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute
The genetic basis of lifespan determination is poorly understood. Most research has been done on short-lived animals, and it is unclear if these insights can be transferred to long-lived mammals like humans. By comparing genes of...
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