Cynthia Kenyon

辛西娅·肯尼娅:昭示长寿的实验

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什么控制着衰老?生物化学家辛西娅·肯尼娅找到了一个变异基因,可以使秀丽隐杆线虫的寿命延长一倍。这项发现和其他发现一起,昭示出我们也许有一天能够显著延长人类青年期的寿命。

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Cynthia Kenyon · 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.

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.