Conn's Handbook of Models for Human Aging

Published on 5 April 2018

<p><i>Conn's Handbook of Models for Human Aging, Second Edition,</i> presents key aspects of biology, nutrition, factors affecting lifespan, methods of age determination, use in research and the disadvantages/advantages of use. Using a multidisciplinary approach, this updated edition is designed as the only comprehensive, current work that covers the diversity in aging models. Chapters on comparative models explore age-related diseases, including Alzheimer's, joint disease, cataracts, cancer and obesity. Also included are new tricks and approaches not available in primary publications. This must-have handbook is an indispensable resource for researchers interested in the mechanisms of aging, gerontologists, health professionals, allied health practitioners and students.</p><ul><li>Combines both the methods of study for human aging and animal models</li><li>Provides a historical overview and discussion of model availability, key methods and ethical issues</li><li>Contains over 200 full color illustrations</li></ul>



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Publisher
Academic Press
Copyright
Elsevier Science
ISBN
9780128113547
Language
English
File Size
240.21 MB
Published
5 April 2018
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Any
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