Molecular gerontology

Abstract

Evolutionary theory and empirical evidence from many lines of research suggest that ageing is a process of gradual accumulation of damage in cells and tissues of the body, leading eventually to frailty and increased risk from a spectrum of age-associated diseases. There are multiple kinds of damage that affect cells, ranging from mutations in DNA to… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1015625811569

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