- On the programmed/non-programmed aging controversyT C Goldsmith
Azinet LLC, Box 239 Crownsville, MD 21032, USA
Biochemistry (Mosc) 77:729-32. 2012..This issue is important because the different theories suggest very different mechanisms for the aging process that in turn suggest very different paths toward treating and preventing age-related diseases...
- Aging as an evolved characteristic - Weismann's theory reconsideredTheodore C Goldsmith
Med Hypotheses 62:304-8. 2004..Further, aging appears to be one of a number of related and interactive life-cycle characteristics including age-at-puberty suggesting that it might be controlled by similar biological mechanisms...
- Aging, evolvability, and the individual benefit requirement; medical implications of aging theory controversiesTheodore C Goldsmith
Azinet LLC, 553 Osprey Point Road, Crownsville, MD 21032, USA
J Theor Biol 252:764-8. 2008..This issue is important because adaptive theories are generally more optimistic regarding prospects for medical intervention in the aging process and also suggest different approaches in achieving such intervention...
- Evolvability and programmed aging: a reply to de GreyTheodore C Goldsmith
Rejuvenation Res 11:847-8; author reply 847. 2008