Posted by: shrikantmantri | October 8, 2009

Self-Destructive Behavior in Cells May Hold Key to a Longer Life


Links are now emerging between cellular autophagy (eating oneself, a strategy to endure famines) and preventing diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and cancer, and may even let us live longer. (Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/06/science/06cell.html)

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