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A toast to long life

Reducing food intake increases lifespan in many species. A small molecule that occurs naturally in plants seems to mimic the beneficial effects of caloric restriction and extend longevity in yeast.

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Figure 1: A quest for longevity.


Figure 2: The pathway to long life.


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Finkel, T. A toast to long life. Nature 425, 132–133 (2003).

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