About the Authors
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland
We would like to disclose that the role of nmur-1 in modulating lifespan is the subject matter of a patent application (PCT/EP2008/061541).
The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: WM BA JA. Performed the experiments: WM BA MR JA. Analyzed the data: WM BA MR JA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WM BA MR JA. Wrote the paper: WM JA.