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A metabolic signature of long life in Caenorhabditis elegans

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Biology, January 2010
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Title
A metabolic signature of long life in Caenorhabditis elegans
Published in
BMC Biology, January 2010
DOI 10.1186/1741-7007-8-14
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Authors

Silke Fuchs, Jacob G Bundy, Sarah K Davies, Jonathan M Viney, Jonathan S Swire, Armand M Leroi

Abstract

Many Caenorhabditis elegans mutations increase longevity and much evidence suggests that they do so at least partly via changes in metabolism. However, up until now there has been no systematic investigation of how the metabolic networks of long-lived mutants differ from those of normal worms. Metabolomic technologies, that permit the analysis of many untargeted metabolites in parallel, now make this possible. Here we use one of these, 1H nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, to investigate what makes long-lived worms metabolically distinctive.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 6 3%
United Kingdom 3 1%
Belgium 2 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Greece 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 199 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 71 33%
Researcher 60 28%
Other 13 6%
Professor 12 6%
Student > Bachelor 11 5%
Other 34 16%
Unknown 17 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 109 50%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 44 20%
Chemistry 13 6%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 6%
Engineering 4 2%
Other 16 7%
Unknown 20 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 17 November 2011.
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#2,015,216
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#479
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#96,889
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#19
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