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Research Article

Carbon Dioxide Sensing Modulates Lifespan and Physiology in Drosophila

  • Peter C. Poon,

    Affiliation: Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Tsung-Han Kuo,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Nancy J. Linford,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Gregg Roman,

    Affiliation: Biology and Biochemistry Department, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Scott D. Pletcher mail

    spletch@umich.edu

    Affiliations: Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Published: April 20, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000356

About the Authors

Peter C. Poon, Scott D. Pletcher
Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Tsung-Han Kuo, Scott D. Pletcher
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Nancy J. Linford, Scott D. Pletcher
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
Gregg Roman
Biology and Biochemistry Department, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: spletch@umich.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: PCP THK SDP. Performed the experiments: PCP THK NJL. Analyzed the data: PCP NJL SDP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GR SDP. Wrote the paper: PCP THK NJL GR SDP.