free radical theory of aging

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Aging due to the production of reactive free radicals of oxygen that inflict molecular damage to cell organelles, especially DNA. These lesions accumulate with time and cause a progressive reduction in viability. See antioxidant enzymes.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

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