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High-tech yeast ageing

A method commonly employed to study replicative ageing in yeast is laborious and slow. The use of miniaturized culture chambers opens the door for automated molecular analyses of individual cells during ageing.

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Figure 1: Watching how cells age.


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Polymenis, M., Kennedy, B. High-tech yeast ageing. Nature 486, 37–38 (2012).

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