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Accurate Protein Production Promotes Longevity
Worms, flies, and yeast live longer if the fidelity of their protein-making machinery is improved, a study shows.
Accurate Protein Production Promotes Longevity
Accurate Protein Production Promotes Longevity

Worms, flies, and yeast live longer if the fidelity of their protein-making machinery is improved, a study shows.

Worms, flies, and yeast live longer if the fidelity of their protein-making machinery is improved, a study shows.

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