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MDI Biological Laboratory will use new animal model to study aging

19:00 EST 14 Jan 2020 | AAAS

(Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory) The MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, has received a $75,000 grant to add the African turquoise killifish to its roster of animal models, thus strengthening its tradition of using comparative research to study the mechanisms involved in aging and regeneration. The new model will bridge the gap between vertebrates such as the mouse, which live too long to get rapid results, and invertebrates that are rungs away from humans on the evolutionary ladder.

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