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In the scientific community and beyond, controversy tends to arise around discussions of genomic engineering on human germ line cells.
However, the absence of a clear answer to the question why the genomic errors do not accumulate in germ line cells from generation to generation [23-28] induces search for other basic mechanisms of aging, such as epigenetic, that are not related with the genome damage by random factors [2935].