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Altering a gene that affects the fate of introns in RNA may play a role in longevity

This gene’s mutations resulted in inaccurate splicing...within certain RNAs. As a result, less of the corresponding proteins were produced from this RNA. Surprisingly, worms with the PUF60 gene mutation survived...longer than normal worms."
SciTechDaily
2022-11-09 06:13:47