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Understanding Ageing

By: R Holliday

208 pages, 2 photos, 32 illus, 10 tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Apr 1995 | #35926 | ISBN: 0521478022
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Hardback | Apr 1995 | #35927 | ISBN: 0521417880
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About this book

Examines one of the great unsolved dilemmas of biological science and why it exists in animals.

'Robin Holliday offers a superb overview with emphasis on the cellular and molecular biology of ageing ...' Nature 'Holliday writes in a direct and energetic style that makes his text highly readable. I would certainly recommend it to students ... an excellent text.' Linda Partridge, Elsevier Trends in Ecology and Evolution


Contents

Preface; Author's note; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. The evolved anatomical and physiological design of mammals; 3. Maintenance of the adult organism; 4. Theories of ageing; 5. Cellular ageing; 6. Genetic programmes for ageing; 7. The evolution of longevity; 8. Human disease and ageing; 9. A better understanding of ageing; Notes; References; Author index; Subject index.

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