– increase longevity by Einstein researchers foundMany studies show that a single gene can optimizations to prolong life in animal models. In a new study, Gil Atzmon and Nir Barzilai at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that people harbor alleles. Alternative forms of a gene – that gives the same sort of longevity benefit.
To identify genes associated with long life, was looking for single nucleotide polymorphisms in 36 involved genes in lipoprotein and other ways associated cardiovascular diseases. .