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Buffering Mechanisms in Aging: A Systems Approach Toward Uncovering the Genetic Component of Aging

  • Aviv Bergman mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: aviv@bergmanlab.org

    Affiliations: Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Gil Atzmon,

    Affiliation: Institute for Aging Research Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Kenny Ye,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Thomas MacCarthy,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Nir Barzilai

    Affiliations: Department of Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, Institute for Aging Research Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: August 31, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.0030170

About the Authors

Aviv Bergman, Thomas MacCarthy
Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Aviv Bergman, Nir Barzilai
Department of Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Aviv Bergman
Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Gil Atzmon, Nir Barzilai
Institute for Aging Research Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Kenny Ye
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: aviv@bergmanlab.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

AB, GA, and NB conceived and designed the experiments. GA performed the experiments. All authors analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, and wrote the paper.