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The African turquoise killifish: A research organism to study vertebrate aging and diapause
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new research organism in the aging field turquoise killifish, a vertebrate with a naturally compressed lifespan of only 4–6 months, fills an essential gap to understand aging. Understanding the diapause state could give new insights into strategies to prevent the damage caused by aging and to better
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  • new research organism in the aging field
  • turquoise killifish, a vertebrate with a naturally compressed lifespan of only 4–6 months, fills an essential gap to understand aging.
  • Understanding the diapause state could give new insights into strategies to prevent the damage caused by aging and to better preserve organs, tissues, and cells.
  • compressed lifespan and a long-term resistant diapause state,
  • exhibiting exceptional resistance to stress and to damages due to the passage of time.

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