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Biology of Aging: Observations and Principles

Robert Arking
Format
Book
Published
Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, c1998.
Edition
2nd ed
Language
English
ISBN
0878930434
Contents
  • pt. 1. Defining and measuring aging
  • ch. 1. Perspectives on aging
  • ch. 2. Measuring age-related changes in populations
  • ch. 3. Measuring age-related changes in individuals
  • pt. 2. Evolution and description of aging
  • ch. 4. Evolutionary and comparative aspects of longevity and aging
  • ch. 5. Human aging
  • ch. 6. Genetic determinants of longevity
  • ch. 7. Altering aging: interventions known to modify longevity and aging
  • pt. 3. Theories of aging
  • ch. 8. Concepts and theories of aging: an appreciation
  • ch. 9. Stochastic theories of aging
  • ch. 10. Systemic theories of aging
  • ch. 11. Aging as an intracellular process
  • ch. 12. Aging as a breakdown of intercellular regulatory processes
  • pt. 4. Conclusions and prospects
  • ch. 13. Is there a common mechanism of aging
  • ch. 14. Aging-related research and societal goals.
Description
xviii, 570 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 529-558) and index.
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