Genetic and environmental influences on exceptional longevity and the AGE nomogram.

@article{Perls2002GeneticAE,
  title={Genetic and environmental influences on exceptional longevity and the AGE nomogram.},
  author={Thomas T. Perls},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={959},
  pages={1-13}
}
  • Thomas T. Perls
  • Published 2002 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
To live beyond the octogenarian years, population and molecular genetic studies of centenarian sibships indicate that genetic factors play an increasingly important role as the limit of life span is approached. These factors are likely to influence basic mechanisms of aging that in turn broadly influence susceptibility to age-related illnesses. Lacking… CONTINUE READING