Mitochondrial Theory of Aging

Created on Jan. 17, 2013, 7:24 p.m. by Hevok & updated by Hevok on May 2, 2013, 5:39 p.m.

The mitochondrial theory of Aging proposes that the accumulation of somatic mutations in mitochondrial DNA during the life results in a progressive decline in energetic function and eventual cellular and organismal Senescence.

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Tags: aging, mutations, damage
Categories: News
Parent: Theory

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