Ageing Genes

Some articles on ageing, genes, ageing genes:

Evolution Of Ageing - Antagonistic Pleiotropy
... bit of senescence can be fatal hence natural selection does indeed care ageing isn't cost-free ... It turns out that the genes that cause ageing are not random mutations rather, these genes form tight-knit families that have been around as long as eukaryotic life ... and mice all share some of the same ageing genes ...

Famous quotes containing the words genes and/or ageing:

    Whether you want it or not,
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    you walk with political steps
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