Ironing out a midlife crisis.


Journal Article

There is a strong correlation between age, genomic instability, and the development of cancer. Working in yeast, Veatch et al. (2009) now propose that defects in the biogenesis of iron-sulfur clusters arising as a consequence of mitochondrial dysfunction contribute to the increase in genomic instability as cells age.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vergara, SV; Thiele, DJ

Published Date

  • June 26, 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 137 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 1179 - 1181

PubMed ID

  • 19563748

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19563748

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4172

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cell.2009.06.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States