SIRT1: NAD-dependent deacetylase sirtuin-1; plays a role in cellular aging and DNA repair
You do research on yeast, removing the gene that codes for SIRT1. Which of the following is most likely?
a) The rate of cellular aging will vary widely from cell to cell.
b) The rate of cellular aging will decrease.
c) The rate of cellular aging will not be directly impacted.
d) The rate of cellular aging will increase.
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