The secret of long life, from a mole rat

Dr. Dorothee Huchon of Tel Aviv University is part of an international team performing genetic analysis on the mole rat. They discovered that high levels of the neuroprotecting protein NRG-1 in adults correlated with a longer life span than several other rodent species.

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