Free Radical Mechanisms of Aging Processes Under Physiological Conditions

@article{Afanasev2005FreeRM,
  title={Free Radical Mechanisms of Aging Processes Under Physiological Conditions},
  author={Igor B. Afanas'ev},
  journal={Biogerontology},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={283-290}
}
Free radical theory of aging predicts crucial role for free radicals produced by external factors (environmental contamination, irradiation, etc.) or pathological disorders (hereditary diseases or infections) in the initiation of aging. Does it mean that under hypothetical completely physiological conditions aging processes could be fully suppressed? To answer this question, we will consider the possible mechanisms of free radical formation in such hypothetical state. There are two major… 
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