Handbook of the Biology of Aging

ISBN-10: 012378638X

ISBN-13: 9780123786388

Edition: 7th 2010

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List price: $64.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 12/13/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

About the Editors
Basic Aging Processes
The Genetic Network of Life-Span Extension by Dietary Restriction
Role of the Somatotropic Axis in Mammalian Aging
Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Free Radical Production and their Relationship to the Aging Process
Aging and Apoptosis in Muscle
Aging and Adipose Tissue
Aging of Stem Cells: Intrinsic Changes and Environmental Influences
Leukocyte Telomere Dynamics, Human Aging, and Life Span
An Objective Appraisal of the Free Radical Theory of Aging
TOR: A Conserved Nutrient-Sensing Pathway that Determines Life-Span Across Species
Comparative Genetics of Aging
Sirtuins in Aging and Age-Related Diseases
Inflammation in Aging Processes: An Integrative and Ecological Perspective
Protein Homeostasis and Aging
Medical Physiology of Aging
Terminal Weight Loss, Frailty, and Mortality
Human Brain Myelination Trajectories Across the Life Span: Implications for CNS Function and Dysfunction
Aging and the Cerebral Microvasculature: Clinical Implications and Potential Therapeutic Interventions
Aging and Insulin Secretion
Cardiovascular Effects of Aging in Primates-Gender Differences
Cerebral Vascular Dysfunction with Aging
Pulmonary Function in Aging Humans
Calorie Restriction in Nonhuman and Human Primates
Age-Related Changes in Thermoreception and Thermoregulation
Sex Differences in Longevity and Aging
Author Index
Subject Index
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