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Nature volume 524, pages 170171 (13 August 2015) | Download Citation

Inhibiting the PI3K branch of the cell signalling induced by insulin and insulin-like growth factor can extend lifespan. The finding that inhibiting the RAS branch also extends lifespan in flies suggests a new target for anti-ageing drugs.

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  1. Morris F. White is in the Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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