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Aging: a New Perspective on an Old Issue

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Author(s):
MARCELO A. MORI [1]
Total Authors: 1
Affiliation:
[1] Universidade Estadual de Campinas/UNICAMP. Laboratory of Aging Biology (LaBE) - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências; v. 92, n. 2 2020-07-06.
Abstract

Abstract The world is undergoing a profound demographic change with a rapid increase in the prevalence of aged individuals. The finitude of life, the burden of senescence and the search for strategies to prolong human life span have troubled humanity since ancient times. However, only in the past few decades we started to understand how organisms age and how life span can be manipulated. Here I give an historical perspective of the aging field and conclude with the notion that aging is controlled by signals from the adipose tissue which are tightly controlled by small non-coding RNAs such as miRNAs. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 17/25583-0 - Multi-user equipment approved in grant 2017/01184-9: CFX384 touch real-time PCR detection system
Grantee:Marcelo Alves da Silva Mori
Support Opportunities: Multi-user Equipment Program
FAPESP's process: 17/01184-9 - CAMeLEOm: cross-species analysis of metabolic, lifespan effects and omics of dietary restriction mimetics
Grantee:Marcelo Alves da Silva Mori
Support Opportunities: Research Projects - Thematic Grants