The Perception of CO2 Reduces the Lifespan of Drosophila

Posted on May 05, 2010

stereo2_sm_0A recent collaboration between Scott Pletcher’s laboratory at University of Michigan and Gregg Roman’s laboratory at University of Houston found that a specific food odor, CO2, can significantly impact the physiology of Drosophila melanogaster, and lead to reduced lifespan.

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