Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Deleting a gene may make you live longer!

Scientists have found a gene that might be responsible for aging. They have created mice lacking this gene and the mice seem to live longer despite eating more and weight less.

The gene encode for a protein called type 5 adenylyl cyclase (AC5) and scientists are already developing drugs to inhibit the protein.

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