General Biology of Vitauct and Aging

  • Vladimir Veniaminovich Frolkis


Gertsen, a nineteenth century Russian writer, wrote that scientists had come so close to the “shrine of nature” that they sometimes saw only what was before their very eyes. He regarded this as one of the reasons why natural phenomena were interpreted in a one-sided, individual and occasionally erroneous way. The danger of doing this is especially great in gerontology today, because much factual material on the biology of aging has been collected during only the last few decades.


Life Span General Biology Maximal Life Span Genetic Apparatus Adaptive Shift 


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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Veniaminovich Frolkis
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  1. 1.Institute of Gerontology of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSRKievUSSR

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