Immunosenescence patterns differ between populations but not between sexes in a long-lived mammal

Abstract

In animals, physiological mechanisms underlying reproductive and actuarial senescence remain poorly understood. Immunosenescence, the decline in the ability to display an efficient immune response with increasing age, is likely to influence both reproductive and actuarial senescence through increased risk of disease. Evidence for such a link has been… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-13686-5

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