Download e-book for kindle: Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 34, by Richard, Ph.D. Sprott

By Richard, Ph.D. Sprott

ISBN-10: 0826199658

ISBN-13: 9780826199652

Enormous advances in our wisdom of genetic contributions to getting older and disorder, and in our figuring out of the potential of manipulation of the getting older strategy, have taken position in the past twenty years. this is often the 1st quantity in a long time to consolidate this learn in a single position. It presents a large and present evaluate of the main promising advances in genetic learn on getting older, present knowing of genetic contributions to the elemental methods of getting older, and age-related affliction. The assessment specializes in the getting older strategy from decrease organisms to guy, and is equipped in ascending order of organic complexity beginning with stem cells and progressing via worms, flies, mice, and people. the place appropriate, the assessment additionally comprises information regarding yeasts and non-human primates.

The study offered within the evaluate makes use of a species-comparative strategy that makes discovering go species similarities (gene conservation) and adjustments (gene differentiation) obvious. This process displays the best way the sector is equipped, making it hugely beneficial for investigators who wish easy access and a concise precis of a selected topic.

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  • Provides state of the art information regarding promising advances in genetic learn on getting older
  • Comprises the 1st finished quantity concerning genetic study approximately getting older in a long time
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  • Disseminates huge, immense advances in our realizing of the getting older method

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