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Mitochondrial DNA Haplogroup D4a Is a Marker for Extreme Longevity in Japan

  • Erhan Bilal,

    Affiliation: BioMaPS Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Raul Rabadan,

    Affiliation: Simons Center for Systems Biology, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Gabriela Alexe,

    Affiliation: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Noriyuki Fuku,

    Affiliation: Department of Genomics for Longevity and Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Hitomi Ueno,

    Affiliation: Department of Genomics for Longevity and Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Yutaka Nishigaki,

    Affiliation: Department of Genomics for Longevity and Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Yasunori Fujita,

    Affiliation: Department of Longevity and Aging Research, Gifu International Institute of Biotechnology, Kakamigahara, Gifu, Japan

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  • Masafumi Ito,

    Affiliation: Department of Longevity and Aging Research, Gifu International Institute of Biotechnology, Kakamigahara, Gifu, Japan

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  • Yasumichi Arai,

    Affiliation: Department of Geriatric Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Nobuyoshi Hirose,

    Affiliation: Department of Geriatric Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Andrei Ruckenstein,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Gyan Bhanot,

    Affiliations: BioMaPS Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America, Simons Center for Systems Biology, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Masashi Tanaka mail

    mtanaka@tmig.or.jp

    Affiliation: Department of Genomics for Longevity and Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Published: June 11, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002421

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