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|Title:||Deceptively simple but simply deceptive - Caenorhabditis elegans lifespan studies: Considerations for aging and antioxidant effects|
Reactive oxygen species
|Source:||Gruber, J., Ng, L.F., Halliwell, B., Poovathingal, S.K. (2009). Deceptively simple but simply deceptive - Caenorhabditis elegans lifespan studies: Considerations for aging and antioxidant effects. FEBS Letters 583 (21) : 3377-3387. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.febslet.2009.09.051|
|Abstract:||The nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) is increasingly popular as a model organism for aging studies as well as for testing antioxidants and other compounds for effects on longevity. However, results in the literature are sometimes confusing and contradictory [1-4]. This review introduces C. elegans as a model organism, discusses aspects that make it attractive for aging and antioxidant research, and addresses some problems and potential artifacts. © 2009 Federation of European Biochemical Societies.|
|Source Title:||FEBS Letters|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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