Gesund altern pp 105-135 | Cite as

Grundlagen der Biogerontologie



Das Phänomen des Alterns hat seit jeher die Menschen beschäftigt. So haben sich schon im Altertum die Griechen in der Sage von Eos und Tithonos diesem Thema gewidmet: Eos, die Göttin der Morgenröte heiratete Tithonos, den Sohn des trojanischen Königs Laomedon. Vom Göttervater Zeus erbat Eos Unsterblichkeit für Tithonos, vergaß aber auch ewige Jugend zu erbitten.


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  1. 1.Zellbiologie und PhysiologieUniversität SalzburgSalzburgÖsterreich

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