Rates of ageing

Clifford J Beall cbeall at magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu
Tue Jul 23 11:21:10 EST 1991


In an effort to get some activity into this group, I will post the
following naive question.  Does anyone have a good explanation why
rates of ageing vary between species?  For example, dogs get
arthritis, gray hair at about 15 years or so, while humans take
much longer?  Is this an effect of metabolic rate, and does it
correlate with results in tissue culture? 

			Yours,
			Clifford Beall
			Ohio State Biotechnology Center 




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