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Problem: You do research on yeast, removing the gene that codes for SIRT1. Which of the following people is most likely to benefit from the research mentioned in the preceding questions?a) A person with Alzheimer's disease.b) A person with diabetes.c) A person that has had radiation treatment for breast cancer.d) A person with Parkinson's disease.

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SIRT1: NAD-dependent deacetylase sirtuin-1; plays a role in cellular aging and DNA repair

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You do research on yeast, removing the gene that codes for SIRT1. Which of the following people is most likely to benefit from the research mentioned in the preceding questions?

a) A person with Alzheimer's disease.

b) A person with diabetes.

c) A person that has had radiation treatment for breast cancer.

d) A person with Parkinson's disease.

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