Friday, August 31, 2012

Phosphate toxicity and lifespan. Recent review.

This review describes how Drosophila can be used to model dietary phosphate toxicity or hyperphosphatemia, an imbalance that can be associated with chronic kidney disease.

Bergwitz, C. Dietary phosphate modifies lifespan in Drosophila. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. (2012) 27(9): 3399-3406 . PubMed ID: 22942172

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