Role for the longevity protein SIRT6 in primate development

Shoshana Naiman, Haim Y. Cohen

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Abstract

Monkeys genetically engineered to lack the gene SIRT6 die a few hours after birth, displaying severe growth defects. This finding reveals a previously unknown role for the SIRT6 protein in primate development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)559-560
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume560
Issue number7720
DOIs
StatePublished - 30 Aug 2018

Keywords

  • Ageing
  • Developmental biology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General

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