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Title: Human Longevity : nature vs nurture-fact or fiction.

Abstract

Genetic effects may have a greater influence on human longevity than biomedical intervention. An alternative perspective examines the heritability effects of genetic damage caused by free radicals within somatic cells, or genetic damage that accumulates over a lifetime.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
942459
Report Number(s):
ANL/CMB/JA-31693
Journal ID: ISSN 0031-5982; TRN: US200916%%538
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Perspectives in Biology and Medicine; Journal Volume: 42; Journal Issue: 3 ; Spring 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
ENGLISH
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; DAMAGE; GENETIC EFFECTS; GENETICS; HUMAN POPULATIONS; LIFETIME; RADICALS; SOMATIC CELLS

Citation Formats

Carnes, B. A., Jay Olshansky, S., Gavrilov, L., Gavrilova, N., Grahn, D., Center for Mechanistic Biology and Biotechnology, and Univ. of Chicago. Human Longevity : nature vs nurture-fact or fiction.. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1353/pbm.1999.0023.
Carnes, B. A., Jay Olshansky, S., Gavrilov, L., Gavrilova, N., Grahn, D., Center for Mechanistic Biology and Biotechnology, & Univ. of Chicago. Human Longevity : nature vs nurture-fact or fiction.. United States. doi:10.1353/pbm.1999.0023.
Carnes, B. A., Jay Olshansky, S., Gavrilov, L., Gavrilova, N., Grahn, D., Center for Mechanistic Biology and Biotechnology, and Univ. of Chicago. 1999. "Human Longevity : nature vs nurture-fact or fiction.". United States. doi:10.1353/pbm.1999.0023.
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author = {Carnes, B. A. and Jay Olshansky, S. and Gavrilov, L. and Gavrilova, N. and Grahn, D. and Center for Mechanistic Biology and Biotechnology and Univ. of Chicago},
abstractNote = {Genetic effects may have a greater influence on human longevity than biomedical intervention. An alternative perspective examines the heritability effects of genetic damage caused by free radicals within somatic cells, or genetic damage that accumulates over a lifetime.},
doi = {10.1353/pbm.1999.0023},
journal = {Perspectives in Biology and Medicine},
number = 3 ; Spring 1999,
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place = {United States},
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