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Is Long Life in the Blood?

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Science  17 Oct 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5644, pp. 373-375
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5644.373a

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Findings published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicate that long-lived people have large lipoproteins--something associated with active young adults--in their blood, and that many of them carry a gene variant that influences cholesterol balance.