Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 34, by Richard, Ph.D. Sprott

By Richard, Ph.D. Sprott

Enormous advances in our wisdom of genetic contributions to getting older and illness, and in our figuring out of the opportunity of manipulation of the getting older procedure, have taken position prior to now two decades. this is often the 1st quantity in a long time to consolidate this examine in a single position. It offers a vast and present review of the main promising advances in genetic examine on getting older, present knowing of genetic contributions to the elemental methods of getting older, and age-related illness. The overview specializes in the getting older approach from reduce organisms to guy, and is prepared in ascending order of organic complexity beginning with stem cells and progressing via worms, flies, mice, and people. the place appropriate, the evaluation additionally comprises information regarding yeasts and non-human primates.

The learn offered within the evaluation makes use of a species-comparative technique that makes discovering move species similarities (gene conservation) and modifications (gene differentiation) obvious. This process displays the way the sphere is prepared, making it hugely important for investigators who wish easy accessibility and a concise precis of a specific topic.

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  • Provides state of the art information regarding promising advances in genetic learn on getting older
  • Comprises the 1st complete quantity concerning genetic learn approximately getting older in a long time
  • Authored via prime students within the box
  • Disseminates huge, immense advances in our figuring out of the getting older approach

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