2010

The Comparative Biology of Aging

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ISBN: 978-90-481-3464-9 (Print) 978-90-481-3465-6 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-26

    Introduction: Lifespans and Pathologies Present at Death in Laboratory Animals

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    Pages 27-41

    Animal Size, Metabolic Rate, and Survival, Among and Within Species

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    Pages 43-68

    Hormonal Influences on Aging and Lifespan

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    Pages 69-96

    Exploring Mechanisms of Aging Retardation by Caloric Restriction: Studies in Model Organisms and Mammals

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    Pages 97-122

    Cell Replication Rates In Vivo and In Vitro and Wound Healing as Affected by Animal Age, Diet, and Species

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    Pages 123-146

    Sirtuin Function in Longevity

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    Pages 147-161

    The Role of TOR Signaling in Aging

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    Pages 163-190

    Mitochondria, Oxidative Damage and Longevity: What Can Comparative Biology Teach Us?

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    Pages 191-200

    Comparative Genomics of Aging

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    Pages 201-226

    Changes in Lysosomes and Their Autophagic Function in Aging: The Comparative Biology of Lysosomal Function

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    Pages 227-258

    Telomeres and Telomerase

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    Pages 259-286

    Cardiac Aging

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    Pages 287-317

    Comparative Skeletal Muscle Aging

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    Pages 319-352

    Aging of the Nervous System

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    Pages 353-376

    Aging of the Immune System Across Different Species

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 377-391