Less is more? Gene switch for healthy aging found -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Less is more? Gene switch for healthy aging found

06/04/2018

Image: illustration of two mice, one with a walking stick; Copyright: Kerstin Wagner / FLI

The C/EBPß-LIP gene regulator is involved in the aging process. If LIP is missing, the lifespan of mice increases and physical fitness is maintained during aging; without a calorie restriction.