Increased Generation of Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species Tends to Slow Aging in Laboratory Species

March 22, 2016 by
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The interactions between molecular damage in cells, repair system activity, the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in mitochondria capable of causing damage, and individual or species longevity are far from simple. The free radical theory of aging and its variants were early and in hindsight overly simplistic views based on the observation that the presence of ROS and their signs of their damage increase with age.

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