Life-Span Extension

Single-Cell Organisms to Man

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-506-4 (Print) 978-1-60327-507-1 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Yeast

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Reprogramming Cell Survival and Longevity: The Role of Tor, Sch9, Ras, and Sir2

  3. Caenorhabditis elegans

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 20-20

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 21-32

      2 Common Aging Mechanisms: Energy Metabolism and Longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans

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      Pages 33-56

      3 Conserved Mechanisms of Life-Span Regulation and Extension in Caenorhabditis elegans

  4. Drosophila melanogaster

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 58-58

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 59-73

      The Genetic Architecture of Longevity

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      Pages 75-88

      Mild Stress and Life Extension in Drosophila melanogaster

  5. Rodents

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 90-90

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 91-114

      Global Food Restriction

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      Pages 115-130

      Growth Hormone and Aging in Mice

  6. Comparative Biology of Aging

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 132-132

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 133-139

      Exploiting Natural Variation in Life Span to Evaluate Mechanisms of Aging

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 141-156

      Slow Aging: Insights from an Exceptionally Long-Lived Rodent, the Naked Mole-Rat

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      Pages 157-171

      Life Extension in the Short-Lived Fish Nothobranchius furzeri

  7. Aging in Humans

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 174-174

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 175-191

      Aging and Longevity in Animal Models and Humans

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 193-198