Editorial Volume 12, Issue 18 pp 17754—17755

The brain-gut axis of longevity

Figure 1. Illustrations of the BRAIN-GUT axis of longevity operative in C. elegans at high temperature of growth. STR-2, a G protein coupled receptor in three sensory neurons, regulates lipid metabolism and longevity in C. elegans at warmer temperature. (Artwork by Shivangi Mishra, shivangim@iisc.ac.in)