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Untangling the Genetics of Human Longevity—A Challenging Quest

by 1,*,†, 2,*,† and 1,*,†
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Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende, Italy
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The Danish Twin Registry and Epidemiology, Biodemography and Biostatistics, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, 5000 Odense-C, Denmark
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All authors equally contributed.
Genes 2019, 10(8), 585; https://doi.org/10.3390/genes10080585
Received: 23 July 2019 / Accepted: 25 July 2019 / Published: 31 July 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Genetic Determinants of Human Longevity)
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Human average life expectancy in developed countries has increased dramatically in the last century, a phenomenon which is potentially accompanied by a significant rise in multi-morbidity and frailty among older individuals [...] View Full-Text
Keywords: genetic determinants of human longevity; genetic variation; genetic association study; longevity-related genes; human lifespan genetic determinants of human longevity; genetic variation; genetic association study; longevity-related genes; human lifespan
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Dato, S.; Soerensen, M.; Rose, G. Untangling the Genetics of Human Longevity—A Challenging Quest. Genes 2019, 10, 585.

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