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Aging and Disease    2010, Vol. 1 Issue (2) : 72-74     DOI:
Modern Biological Theories of Aging
Kunlin Jin
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Despite recent advances in molecular biology and genetics, the mysteries that control human lifespan are yet to be unraveled. Many theories, which fall into two main categories: programmed and error theories, have been proposed to explain the process of aging, but neither of them appears to be fully satisfactory. These theories may interact with each other in a complex way. By understanding and testing the existing and new aging theories, it may be possible to promote successful aging.

Keywords Aging      Biological      Theory      Programmed      lifespan     
Issue Date: 01 February 2010
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