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Secret of ageing found: Japanese scientists pave way to everlasting life

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on June 10, 2012

Portrait of senior couple, Kanagawa Prefecture, Honshu, Japan (AFP Photo/Getty Images)

                                                   Portrait of senior couple, Kanagawa Prefecture, Honshu, Japan (AFP Photo/Getty Images)

Japan, which already tops the world’s life expectancy list, now has another tool to cement its leading position. The country’s scientists say they have discovered a protein responsible for ageing and learnt to control it.

A group of scientists from Osaka University have found that one of the components of the human complement system is directly responsible for ageing, Russia’s ITAR-TASS quotes Japanese media on Saturday. The C1q protein, the researchers say, is to blame for human cells getting old.    Read the rest of this entry »

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