Immunogenetics, gender, and longevity.

@article{Candore2006ImmunogeneticsGA,
  title={Immunogenetics, gender, and longevity.},
  author={G Candore and Carmela Rita Balistreri and Florinda List{\`i} and Maria Paola Grimaldi and S. Del Vasto and Giuseppina Colonna-Romano and Claudio Franceschi and Domenico Lio and Graziella Caselli and Calogero Caruso},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={1089},
  pages={
          516-37
        }
}
In this article we discuss relevant data on aging, longevity, and gender with particular focus on inflammation gene polymorphisms which could affect an individual's chance to reach the extreme limit of human life. The present review is not an extensive revision of the literature, but rather an expert opinion based on selected data from the authors' laboratories. In 2000-2005 in the more developed regions, the life expectancy at birth is 71.9 years for men (78.3 in Japan) and 79.3 years for… CONTINUE READING

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