Cynthia Kenyon: Experimentos que sugieren vidas longevas

TEDGlobal 2011 · 16:23 · Filmed Jul 2011
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¿Qué es lo que controla el envejecimiento? La bioquímica Cynthia Kenyon ha encontrado una simple mutación genética que puede duplicar el tiempo de vida de un simple gusano, C. elegans. Las lecciones de ese descubrimiento, y otros, señalan hacia cómo algún día podríamos extender significativamente la vida humana juvenil.

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Biochemist, geneticist
When it comes to aging well, having “good genes” (or rather, mutant ones) is key, says Cynthia Kenyon. She unlocked the genetic secret of longevity in roundworms — and now she’s working to do the same for humans. Full bio



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