Cell metabolism. 2016-06-14; 23.6: 949-950.

Dynamics of an Aging Genome

Telenti A, Perkins BA, Venter JC

PMID: 27304490


The genetic mechanisms mediating longevity and maximum lifespan of the human species are likely different than those explaining differences in life expectancy and healthspan across individuals. Both of these perspectives are important and can be separated and explored using genomic data.