Pharmacology Pharmacology

Current Topics in Pharmacology

12:30 PM, Thursday, October 20, 2011 | Room D-423 HSB
Speaker: Ben Reed
Topic: How Resveratrol Let the Three Musketeers Down - A decade of disagreement over Sirtuin life extension.

  1. Tissenbaum, H. A. & Guarente, L. Increased dosage of a sir-2 gene extends lifespan in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature 410, 227–230.
  2. Burnett, C. et al. Absence of effects of Sir2 overexpression on lifespan in C. elegans and Drosophila. Nature 477, 482-485.
  3. Viswanathan, M. & Guarente, L. Regulation of Caenorhabditis elegans lifespan by sir-2.1 transgenes. Nature 477, E1-E2.
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