On the change in the isotope compositions of living organisms during aging and evolution

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This article notes that changes in the isotope composition of living organisms during aging and in evolution was predicted on the basis of the “principle of the stability of matter.” This principle was formulated by the author in the late 1970s. New quantitative estimates were made that confirm this prediction. To date there are many studies that have confirmed the previously formulated thesis of the author. These facts provide a new confirmation of the thermodynamic theory of the origin of life, its evolution, and the aging of living organisms.

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Original Russian Text © G.P. Gladyshev, 2013, published in Uspekhi Gerontologii, 2013, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 417–418.

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Gladyshev, G.P. On the change in the isotope compositions of living organisms during aging and evolution. Adv Gerontol 4, 107–108 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1134/S2079057014020052

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Keywords

  • life
  • isotopes
  • principle of substance stability
  • aging
  • thermodynamics
  • evolution