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Thermodynamic theory of biological evolution and aging of living organisms

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The biological evolution, development, and aging of living organisms can conveniently be treated as a set of changes in various components of living systems, i.e., their subsystems. These changes are due to thermodynamically conditioned nonspontaneous and spontaneous processes.

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Original Russian Text © G.P. Gladyshev, 2010, published in Uspekhi Gerontologii, 2010, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 175–178.

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Gladyshev, G.P. Thermodynamic theory of biological evolution and aging of living organisms. Adv Gerontol 1, 130 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1134/S2079057011020056

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Keywords

  • evolution
  • life
  • thermodynamics
  • gerontology
  • aging