Aging, Cancer and Age-related Disease: Common Mechanisms

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Robert M. Tanguay
Wiley, Jul 13, 2010 - Medical - 300 pages
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This volume recognizes the rapidly expanding research linkingaging, age-related diseases, and the delicate balance betweenneurodegeneration and cancer.  Wide perspectives on aging arecovered, ranging from metabolic and cellular interventions inaging, oxidative stress resistance, protein folding and qualitycontrol, as well as the troublesome relationship between preventionof chaperonopathies and the risk for cancer.

Key Features:

  • Explores current research linking aging, age-related diseases,neurodegeneration, and cancer. 
  • Includes papers presented at 13th Congress of the Associationof Biomedical Gerontology
  • Part of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciencesseries

This book is ideal for Graduate students and researchers in thefields of biomedical gerontology, cell and molecular biology,neuroscience, and oncology.

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Contents

Aging model systems
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A screen for genes involved in respiration control and longevity
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Metabolic interventions
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