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Cynthia Kenyon:
Cynthia Kenyon: Experimentos que suxiren vidas lonxevas

TEDGlobal 2011 · 16:23 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Cynthia Kenyon: Cynthia Kenyon: Experimentos que suxiren vidas lonxevas
16:23 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

Que é o que controla o envellecemento? A bioquímica Cynthia Kenyon atopou unha simple mutación xenética que pode duplicar o tempo de vida dun simple verme, C. elegans. As leccións dese descubrimento, e outros, sinalan a como algún día poderiamos alongar significativamente a vida humana xuvenil.

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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