Re: Cornering the causes of aging (was Re: AGING: Accumulation of DNAdamage)

From: CYMM (
Date: Sun Jul 02 2000 - 03:35:02 MDT

PHIL OSBORN SAID: "...Thus, they utterly rejected out-of-hand any
arguments for the existence of a "death gene," or "aging clock." Thus, no
research followup on Denkla's work..."

CYMM SAYS: Well the genes that regulate somatostatin come close to being a
"death gene". Somatostatin which is upregulated as we grow older... has been
called "enzymatic cyanide"; it throws a spanner into almost any bochemical

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