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Ageing: The old worm turns more slowly

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Thomas Kirkwood, Professor Tuck Finch


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Detailed studies of cellular changes in ageing nematode worms show that they, like humans, suffer progressive muscle deterioration. Randomness of cell damage is another shared hallmark of the ageing process.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Kirkwood TBL; Finch CE

Publication type: Note

Publication status: Published

Journal: Nature

Year: 2002

Volume: 419

Issue: 6909

Pages: 794-795

ISSN (print): 0028-0836

ISSN (electronic): 1476-4687


DOI: 10.1038/419794a

PubMed id: 12397339