For longevity, perception is everything

Vanisha Lakhina, Coleen T. Murphy

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Aging is a risk factor for chronic diseases, and identifying targets for intervention is a goal of the aging field. Burkewitz et al. now describe a mechanism that mediates the specific role for AMPK in longevity, whereby its activity in neurons modulates metabolism and mitochondrial integrity in peripheral tissues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)807-809
Number of pages3
Issue number5
StatePublished - Feb 26 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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