Study of flies suggests neurodegenerative disorders may speed up aging process

On average, the normal flies in this study lived for 47 days. To create a genetic clock, Dr. Giniger’s team measured the levels of every gene encoded in messenger RNA molecules from cells from the heads and bodies of flies at 3, 10, 30, and 45 days after birth.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180314092253.htm

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