Update on Slow Aging and Negligible Senescence – A Mini-ReviewFinch C.E.
Davis School of Gerontology and the USC College Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., USA
Caleb E. Finch
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This review updates developments of the concept of negligible senescence, proposed in Longevity, Senescence, and the Genome in 1990, with new information for turtles, rockfish, and the naked mole-rat. However, centenarians certainly do not show negligible senescence.
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