Ageing : A Biomedical Perspective

Ageing : A Biomedical Perspective

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 410 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780471920670
  • DDC分類 612.67

基本説明

N950803R

Full Description


This study offers the reader a balanced presentation of the different aspects of gerontology. As the field of gerontology has developed in recent years, the evolutionary basis of ageing and the connections between biochemical damage and pathologies are emerging, the central theme being DNA errors, their detection and repair. This reference subdivides the subject into four main categories: ageing as a problem of genes and environment; ageing as a loss of systems precision; ageing as increased disease; and ageing as a repairable defect.

Contents

The Subject of Gerontology; Geratology; Ageing and Evolution; Genetics and Ageing; Tissue Homeostasis and Ageing; Organ Homeostasis and Ageing; Ageing as a Loss of Cellular Homeostasis; Future Prospects.