Maintaining the Stability of the Genome

  title={Maintaining the Stability of the Genome},
  author={Alexander Buerkle},
Ageing may be defined as the time-dependent general decline of physiological functions of an organism, which is associated with a progressively rising risk of morbidity and mortality. For many different types of cancer, for instance, old age is a very important, if not the single most important risk factor1. The same holds true for a large number of degenerative diseases, whether they affect the cardiovascular system, the brain, or bone, joints and connective tissue, to mention but a few. So it… CONTINUE READING