Macromolecular Changes in the Aging Brain

  • AnnaMaria Giuffrida Stella
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 296)


Several studies suggest that a decline in transcriptional and translational events may play a crucial role in the molecular mechanism underlying the aging process (for a review see Giuffrida and Lajtha, 1987).


Cerebral Cortex Mitochondrial Protein Protein Composition Incorporation Rate Protein Synthesis Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • AnnaMaria Giuffrida Stella
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly

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