Genetics of Aging in Drosophila

Exp Gerontol. 1999 Aug;34(5):577-85. doi: 10.1016/s0531-5565(99)00042-x.

Abstract

The genetics of aging in Drosophila are reviewed under the separate headings of population genetics, physiological genetics, and molecular genetics. However, connections between these sub-fields are brought forward for discussion.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aging / genetics
  • Animals
  • Biological Evolution
  • Drosophila / genetics*
  • Drosophila / growth & development*
  • Drosophila melanogaster / genetics
  • Drosophila melanogaster / growth & development