Theories of aging: An ever-evolving field

P. V. Sergiev, O. A. Dontsova, G. V. Berezkin

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Senescence has been the focus of research for many centuries. Despite significant progress in extending average human life expectancy, the process of aging remains largely elusive and, unfortunately, inevitable. In this review, we attempted to summarize the current theories of aging and the approaches to understanding it.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-18
Number of pages10
JournalActa Naturae
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Accumulation of damage
  • Advanced glycation end-product
  • Aging
  • Life expectancy
  • Reactive oxygen species
  • Telomerase


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