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2.3: Theory 2- Gene Theory

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    • The gene theory states that aging is programmed due to one or more harmful genes within each organism.
    • The gene theory suggests that human life span is an inherited trait.
      • Studies show that identical twins die at similar ages, when compared to fraternal twins or siblings.

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    • Theory 2: Gene Theory. Authored by: Kelly, Jessica. Provided by: Herkimer College. Located at: NA. Project: AtD Course. License: CC BY: Attribution

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