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Adaptive physiology drives ageing plasticity in locusts

Gene–environment interactions have been found to shape ageing plasticity in the muscle tissue of migratory locusts through adaptive changes in lipid metabolic processes.

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Fig. 1: Differential expression of PLIN2 regulates plasticity of muscle ageing in migratory locusts.


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Li, X., Karpac, J. Adaptive physiology drives ageing plasticity in locusts. Nat Ecol Evol 7, 798–799 (2023).

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