NEW YORK, Aug. 20 – Proteome Systems and the Buck Institute for Age Research have agreed jointly to study proteins involved in aging using Proteome Systems' proteomics technologies, the company said on Monday.

The groups, which will conduct their studies using mice and worms, plan to identify proteins in the mitochondria of brain cells involved in oxidative stress and aging, Mary Lopez, Proteome Systems' executive vice president of proteomics R&D in the US, told GenomeWeb .

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