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Handbook of the Biology of Aging

Author: Edward J Masoro; Steven N Austad
Publisher: San Diego, CA, USA : Elsevier Science, 2006.
Series: Handbooks of aging.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Ed. 6View all editions and formats
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Part of the "Handbook of Aging" series, this handbook provides an overview of the research findings in the biology of aging. It places emphasis and coverage on competing and complementary theories of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Handbooks and manuals
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Masoro; Steven N Austad
ISBN: 9780120883875 0120883872
OCLC Number: 1003607354
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (680 pages)
Contents: 1. Reliability theory of aging and longevity / Leonid A. Gavrilov and Natalia S. Gavrilova --
2. Are age-associated diseases an integral part of aging? / Edward J. Masoro --
3. Dietary restriction, hormesis, and small molecule mimetics / David A. Sinclair and Konrad T. Howitz --
4. Hematopoietic stem cells, aging, and cancer / Deborah R. Bell and Gary Van Zant --
5. Mitochondria : a critical role in aging / Tamara R. Golden, Karl Morten, Felicity Johnson, Enrique Samper and Simon Melov --
6. P53 and mouse aging models / Catherine Gatza, George Hinkal, Lynette Moore, Melissa Dumble and Lawrence A. Donehower --
7. Complex genetic architecture of Drosophila longevity / Trudy F.C. Mackay, Natalia V. Roshina, Jeff W. Leips and Elena G. Pasyukova --
8. Evolutionary biology of aging : future directions / Daniel E.L. Promislow, Kenneth M. Fedorka and Joep M.S. Burger --
9. Senescence in wild populations of mammals and birds / Anja K. Brunet-Rossinni and Steven N. Austad --
10. Biodemography of aging and age-specific mortality in Drosophila melanogaster / James W. Curtsinger, Natalia S. Gavrilova and Leonid A. Gavrilov --
11. Microarray analysis of gene expression changes in aging / F. Noel Hudson, Matt Kaeberlein, Nancy Linford, David Pritchard, Richard Beyer and Peter S. Rabinovitch --
12. Computer modeling in the study of aging / Thomas B.L. Kirkwood, Richard J. Boys, Colin S. Gillespie, Carole J. Procter, Daryl P. Shanley and Darren J. Wilkenson --
13. Dissecting the processes of aging using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans / Samuel T. Henderson, Shane L. Rea and Thomas E. Johnson --
14. Genetic manipulation of life span in Drosophila Melanogaster / Daniel Ford and John Tower --
15. Juvenile and steroid hormones in Drosophila melanogaster longevity / Meng-Ping Tu, Thomas Flatt and Marc Tatar --
16. A critical evaluation of nonmammalian models for aging research / Steven M. Austad and Andrej Podlutsky --
17. Differential aging among skeletal muscles / Roger J.M. McCarter --
18. Aging, body fat, and carbohydrate metabolism / Marielisa Rincon, Radhika Muzumdar and Nir Barzilai --
19. Growth and aging : why do big dogs die young? / Richard A. Miller and Steven N. Austad --
20. Growth hormone, insulin-like growth factor-1, and the biology of aging / Christy S. Carter and William E. Sonntag --
21. Aging of the female reproductive system / Phyllis M. Wise.
Series Title: Handbooks of aging.
Responsibility: Masoro, Edward J. - Austad, Steven N.

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