Review Volume 14, Issue 16 pp 6829—6839

New hallmarks of ageing: a 2022 Copenhagen ageing meeting summary


Figure 2. The force of natural selection in ageing. The force that selects different traits declines as a function of age after reproductive age. Natural selection benefits survival to maturity and reproduction. Therefore, traits that present harmful effects late in life (selection shadow) will likely have already been passed to the next generation. The figure was generated based on the reference [34].