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Ageing: Why Males Curtail the Longevity of Their Mates
Uppsala University, Sweden.
Linköping University, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Biology. Linköping University, Faculty of Science & Engineering.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6112-9586
2016 (English)In: Current Biology, ISSN 0960-9822, E-ISSN 1879-0445, Vol. 26, no 20, R929-R932 p.Article in journal, Editorial material (Other academic) Published
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Male nematodes secrete pheromones that accelerate the somatic senescence of potential mates. A new study shows that this harm most likely is an unintended by-product of the males aim to speed up sexual maturation and delay reproductive senescence of future partners.

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CELL PRESS , 2016. Vol. 26, no 20, R929-R932 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-132665DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.023ISI: 000386404200013PubMedID: 27780063OAI: diva2:1048330
Available from: 2016-11-21 Created: 2016-11-18 Last updated: 2016-11-21

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