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Somatic signals counteract reproductive aging in females

Ronald E Ellis1* and Qing Wei12

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Molecular Biology, The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, B303 Science Center, 2 Medical Center Drive, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA

2 Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, B303 Science Center, 2 Medical Center Drive, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA

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Genome Biology 2010, 11:142  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-11-142

Published: 30 November 2010

Abstract

Recent research shows that declining oocyte quality with age is not inevitable in nematodes, and similar signals might regulate reproductive aging in women.