The interrelationship between the level of peroxidation lipid and longevity was studied as based on highly inbred lines of Drosophila melanogaster, bred for adaptively important characters. The concepts of the free-radical theory proved valid for the lines and failed to be supported for the crosses. The dominant role of heterosis in the protecting against the "aging action" of free radicals is postulated.
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 1994|
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