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Gerontology. 2009;55(3):307-13. doi: 10.1159/000215589. Epub 2009 May 13.

Update on slow aging and negligible senescence--a mini-review.

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Department of Biological Sciences, Davis School of Gerontology and the USC College, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif 90089-0191, USA. cefinch@usc.edu

Abstract

This review updates developments of the concept of negligible senescence, proposed in Longevity, Senescence, and the Genome in 1990, with new information for turtles, rockfish, and the naked mole-rat. However, centenarians certainly do not show negligible senescence.

PMID:
19439974
DOI:
10.1159/000215589
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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