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Natural variations in the rate of protein translation in cellular organelles called mitochondria have been found to correlate with lifespan, suggesting a unified mechanism for the effects of metabolic alterations on longevity. See Article p.451

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Figure 1: Consequences of a cellular imbalance.

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Wolff, S., Dillin, A. Beneficial miscommunication. Nature 497, 442–443 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/497442a

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