Vicious circles: a mechanism for yeast aging.

  title={Vicious circles: a mechanism for yeast aging.},
  author={Pauline. Defossez and Peter U Park and Leonard P. Guarente},
  journal={Current opinion in microbiology},
  volume={1 6},
The past year has confirmed the great potential of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model to study aging. Ground breaking papers have revealed similarities between aging in yeast and in mammals, and have identified genetic instability of the ribosomal DNA array as the first known cause of aging in yeast cells. 

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