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Research Article

Pro-Aging Effects of Glucose Signaling through a G Protein-Coupled Glucose Receptor in Fission Yeast

  • Antoine E. Roux,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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  • Alexandre Leroux,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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  • Manal A. Alaamery,

    Affiliation: Biology Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Charles S. Hoffman,

    Affiliation: Biology Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Pascal Chartrand mail,

    p.chartrand@umontreal.ca (PC); g.ferbeyre@umontreal.ca (GF); luis.rokeach@umontreal.ca (LAR)

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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  • Gerardo Ferbeyre mail,

    p.chartrand@umontreal.ca (PC); g.ferbeyre@umontreal.ca (GF); luis.rokeach@umontreal.ca (LAR)

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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  • Luis A. Rokeach mail

    p.chartrand@umontreal.ca (PC); g.ferbeyre@umontreal.ca (GF); luis.rokeach@umontreal.ca (LAR)

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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  • Published: March 06, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000408

About the Authors

Antoine E. Roux, Alexandre Leroux, Pascal Chartrand, Gerardo Ferbeyre, Luis A. Rokeach
Department of Biochemistry, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Manal A. Alaamery, Charles S. Hoffman
Biology Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AER CSH PC GF LAR. Performed the experiments: AER AL MAA PC. Analyzed the data: AER CSH PC GF LAR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CSH GF LAR. Wrote the paper: AER CSH PC GF LAR.