TOR and aging: less is more.

Research paper by Stefan M SM Schieke, Toren T Finkel

Indexed on: 04 Apr '07Published on: 04 Apr '07Published in: Cell Metabolism


Metabolism and mitochondrial activity are thought to be important determinants of life span. A new study in this issue of Cell Metabolism (Bonawitz et al., 2007) suggests that the TOR pathway controls mitochondrial respiration in yeast and that the harder mitochondria work, the longer yeast live.