Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Zwaan, B. J. 2006. Aging: Genetics. eLS.
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
Aging is under genetic control and the genes, which ensure organism integrity and life span for successful reproduction, appear to have been highly conserved in evolution. These genes regulate the balance between survival and reproduction.
- life span;
- mutation accumulation;