Imperceptible senescence: ageing in the ocean quahog Arctica islandica.

Abstract

The ocean quahog Arctica islandica is the longest-lived of all bivalve and molluscan species on earth. Animals close to 400 years are common and reported maximum live span around Iceland is close to 400 years. High and stable antioxidant capacities are a possible strategy to slow senescence and extend lifespan and this study has investigated several… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/10715760802108849

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