By Richard, Ph.D. Sprott

ISBN-10: 0826199658

ISBN-13: 9780826199652

Enormous advances in our wisdom of genetic contributions to getting older and illness, and in our knowing of the possibility of manipulation of the getting older approach, have taken position in past times two decades. this can be the 1st quantity in many years to consolidate this study in a single position. It offers a wide and present assessment of the main promising advances in genetic learn on getting older, present realizing of genetic contributions to the fundamental methods of getting older, and age-related illness. The evaluate makes a speciality of the getting older strategy from decrease organisms to guy, and is geared up in ascending order of organic complexity beginning with stem cells and progressing via worms, flies, mice, and people. the place appropriate, the assessment additionally comprises information regarding yeasts and non-human primates.

The learn provided within the overview makes use of a species-comparative process that makes discovering go species similarities (gene conservation) and changes (gene differentiation) obvious. This strategy displays the best way the sector is equipped, making it hugely priceless for investigators who wish easy access and a concise precis of a specific topic.

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  • Provides cutting-edge information regarding promising advances in genetic examine on getting older
  • Comprises the 1st complete quantity relating to genetic learn approximately getting older in many years
  • Authored by means of top students within the box
  • Disseminates huge, immense advances in our figuring out of the getting older approach

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