Genetics of Aging in Lower Organisms

  • James R. Smith


One of the major problems confronting investigators in the field of aging is identifying the proper experimental organisms for study. The organism should have a short enough life span to facilitate experiments on duration of life span and progressive changes occurring during aging, and ideally, the results should be applicable to problems of human aging.


Life Span Short Life Span Royal Jelly Diploid Male Longe Life Span 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James R. Smith
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  1. 1.W. Alton Jones Cell Science CenterLake PlacidUSA

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