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Biological mechanisms of aging

Howard James Curtis

Biological mechanisms of aging

by Howard James Curtis

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Published by C.C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

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    SeriesAmerican lecture series, publication no. 639. A monograph in the Bannerstone division of American lectures in chemistry
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 p. ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22193900M

    Aging is accompanied by gradual changes in most body systems. Research on the biology of aging focuses on understanding the cellular and molecular processes underlying these changes as well as those accompanying the onset of age-related diseases. As scientists learn more about these processes, experiments can be designed to better understand when and how pathological changes begin, . Other mechanisms, such as DNA methylation and low-grade inflammation may accelerate the aging process. The most common inflammation marker that we measure is C-reactive protein. Interleukin-6 is also another factor, which can be measure and be reflective of increased biological aging.

      Description: Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology series, this multiauthored international book describes the laboratory techniques used in current research on mechanisms of aging. Purpose: The purpose is to present some of the most promising and important tools currently used in biological aging : $ These are fundamental questions in the field. We may be still far from achieving a complete view of aging mechanisms, but this book, Aging Mechanisms, offers an excellent opportunity to become familiar with the most updated progress in the biomedical research of aging in Japan and Korea, the two leading nations for human : Springer Japan.

    @article{osti_, title = {BIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS UNDERLYING THE AGING PROCESS}, author = {Curtis, H J}, abstractNote = {Several theories put forward to explain the biological mechanisms underlying the aging process are examined. The only ones which attack the problem from the point of view of basic biological mechanisms are the wear-and- tear theory and the somatic mutation theory.   Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement, Second Edition is an authoritative reference to the scientific foundations underpinning clinical orthodontics.. Led by an expert editor team and with contributions from an international group of contributors, the book covers key topics including bone biology, the effects of mechanical loading on tissues and cells, genetics, inflammation, tissue Pages:


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