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Enzyme Required To Prolong Life In Worms Identified By Researchers At Columbia; Key Enzyme Appears To Protect Animal Cells From Oxidative Damage

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May 14, 1999
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Researchers at Columbia University have discovered an enzyme that is required to prolong the life span of microscopic roundworms and that strains of long-lived worms appear to produce in greater quantity than normal.

Researchers at Columbia University have discovered an enzyme that is required to prolong the life span of microscopic roundworms and that strains of long-lived worms appear to produce in greater quantity than normal.


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Columbia University. (1999, May 14). Enzyme Required To Prolong Life In Worms Identified By Researchers At Columbia; Key Enzyme Appears To Protect Animal Cells From Oxidative Damage. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/05/990514071624.htm
Columbia University. "Enzyme Required To Prolong Life In Worms Identified By Researchers At Columbia; Key Enzyme Appears To Protect Animal Cells From Oxidative Damage." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/05/990514071624.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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