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J Am Geriatr Soc. 2000 Nov;48(11):1483-5.

Exceptional familial clustering for extreme longevity in humans.

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  • 1Gerontology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA.

Abstract

Four families highly clustered for extreme longevity are described here, representing the first report of clustering for this phenotype. Families such as these may prove to be helpful in the further understanding of the genetic contribution to achieving exceptional longevity.

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