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Evolutionary Biology of Aging

By: Michael R Rose

222 pages, 48 illus, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jan 1995 | #45799 | ISBN: 0195095308
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Hardback | Dec 1991 | #11176 | ISBN: 0195061330
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About this book

From the Times Higher Educational Supplement: `...Fills a long empty space on the evolutionary biological bookshelf'.

Reviews from the hardback edition: ...Fills a long empty space on the evolutionary biological bookshelf Times Higher Education Supplement A welcome addition to the bookshelf... Nature


Contents

The evolutionary theory of aging; Observation of aging; Experimental tests of the evolutionary theory of aging; Genetic mechanisms form the evolution of aging; Comparative biology of aging; An evolutionary perspective on organismal theories of aging; An evolutionary perspective on cellular and molecular theories of aging; The future of gerontology.

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