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Alteration of Rubicon-regulated Autophagy a Signature of Aging

News   Feb 20, 2019 | Original story from Osaka University

Rubicon Alters Autophagy in Animals During Aging

Age-dependent increase in expression of Rubicon, a negative regulator of autophagy, is a cause of age-dependent autophagic impairment and contributes to acceleration of aging in animals. Image credit: Osaka University



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