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

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.
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Publication Date:
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
Research Org:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
ENGLISH
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; DAMAGE; GENETIC EFFECTS; GENETICS; HUMAN POPULATIONS; LIFETIME; RADICALS; SOMATIC CELLS