volume 8, issue 2, P402-417 2016
DOI: 10.18632/aging.100909
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Charles A. Schumpert, Craig Anderson, Jeffry L. Dudycha, Rekha C. Patel

Abstract: The ability to appropriately respond to proteotoxic stimuli is a major determinant of longevity and involves induction of various heat shock response (HSR) genes, which are essential to cope with cellular and organismal insults throughout lifespan. The activity of NAD+-dependent deacetylase Sir2, originally discovered in yeast, is known to be essential for effective HSR and longevity. Our previous work on HSR in Daphnia pulicaria indicated a drastic reduction of the HSR in older organisms. In this report we in…

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