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maximum lifespan

1. The age of the oldest known member of a species.
2. The theoretical age that any organism, drug, or structure can survive intact. The term is sometimes used in geriatrics for the maximum lifespan potential of an individual or, in pharmacology, for the effective shelf life of a drug.
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Twenty-four years ago the field of aging research was galvanized when it was discovered that modification of a single gene could more than double the maximum life span of nematode worms.
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However, if you live the average American lifestyle, "you may never reach your potential maximum life span," says Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones.
The median life span was 12% longer and the maximum life span was 13% longer on the low-AGE diet than on the standard diet.
The maximum life span for a brown rat is up to three years, but one is more common.
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To the Editor: Last year in this journal we called for "sustained intellectual dialogue" on the implications of anti-aging research that may achieve prolongevity--significant extension of active and healthy average life expectancy and maximum life span ("Biogerontology, 'Anti-aging Medicine,' and the Challenges of Human Enhancement," HCR, July-August 2003).
Until recently, the only accepted method of evaluating therapies for their anti-aging effects was their ability to extend maximum life span.
The maximum life span which we observe in all species would then be a statistical expression of the above statement.

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