London: Scientists have found a gene of early aging




Gerontologists Brunel University (London) traced the mutated gene that affects premature human aging — progeria. Lamin A gene was detected in the past year, but the doctors did not know how it "works". It is noted that the gene responsible for the ability of cells to divide.

According to the "Herald", this disease occurs in one of the 4 million people. Currently, 40 known cases of Progeria. Most patients die from adolescence geriatric diseases such as heart attacks.

News.Battery.Ru — Accumulator News, 06.05.2004 17:48
Source: IA

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