Hydra, a model system for deciphering the mechanisms of aging and resistance to aging.

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  • 02-05-2018

Schenkelaars Q., Tomczyk S., Wenger Y., Ekundayo K., Girard V., Buzgariu W., Austad S. and Galliot B. . Conn’s Handbook for models on human aging (Second Edition); Chapt. 38

Conn's Handbook of Models for Human Aging, Second Edition, 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.

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