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Vol. 55, No. 3, 2009
Issue release date: May 2009
Section title: Experimental Section
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Gerontology 2009;55:307–313
(DOI:10.1159/000215589)

Update on Slow Aging and Negligible Senescence – A Mini-Review

Finch C.E.
Davis School of Gerontology and the USC College Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., USA
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Caleb E. Finch

Andrus Gerontology Center, USC

3715 McClintock Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191 (USA)

Tel. +1 213 740 1756, Fax +1 213 740 0853, E-Mail cefinch@usc.edu

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Abstract

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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Abstract of Experimental Section

Received: December 29, 2008
Accepted: February 25, 2009
Published online: May 13, 2009
Issue release date: May 2009

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0304-324X (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0003 (Online)

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