Sex and aging: A comparison between two phenoptotic phenomena

@article{Libertini2017SexAA,
  title={Sex and aging: A comparison between two phenoptotic phenomena},
  author={Giacinto Libertini},
  journal={Biochemistry (Moscow)},
  year={2017},
  volume={82},
  pages={1435-1455}
}
Phenoptosis is a phenomenon that is genetically programmed and favored by natural selection, and that determines death or increased risk of death (fitness reduction) for the individual that manifests it. Aging, here defined as agerelated progressive mortality increase in the wild, if programmed and favored by natural selection, falls within the definition… CONTINUE READING