Cynthia Kenyon

辛希亞‧凱尼恩: 為延長壽命提供線索的實驗

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是什麼在控制衰老? 生化學家辛希亞∙凱尼恩發現了一種簡單的基因變異,可以讓構造簡單的秀麗線蟲(C. elegans)延長一倍的壽命。.這項研究和其它發現,可能表示未來人類真能青春長在。

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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.