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Title Aging / edited by Edward J. Masoro.
Imprint New York : Published for the American Physiological Society by Oxford University Press, 1995.


 Main Stacks  QP6 .H25 1977 sec.11    AVAILABLE
Description x, 681 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Handbook of physiology ; section 11.
Handbook of physiology (Bethesda, Md.) ; section 11.
Note "A critical, comprehensive presentation of physiological knowledge and concepts."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Aging -- Physiological aspects.
Aging -- physiology.
Contents Aging: current concepts / Edward J. Masoro -- Methodological issues in aging research -- Design and analysis of aging studies / Paul T. Costa, Jr., Robert R. McCrae -- Animal models / Richard Weindruch -- Cell culture as a model / Vincent J. Cristofalo, Robert J. Pignolo -- Human studies / Denis A. Evans -- Metabolic and molecular aspects of aging -- Energy utilization / Roger J.M. McCarter -- Carbohydrate metabolism / Jeffrey B. Halter -- Fat metabolism and adiposity / Dariush Elahi, Marianne McAloon Dyke, Reubin Andres.
Gene expression and protein degradation / Holly Van Remmen ... [et al.] -- Long-lived proteins: extracellular matrix (collagens, elastins, proteoglycans) and lens crystallins / David R. Sell, Vincent M. Monnier -- Organ system and organismic aging -- Skin / Anjali Chuttani, Barbara A. Gilchrest -- Human nervous system / Robert Katzman -- Maintenance and regulation in brain of neurotransmission, trophic factors and immune responses / Carl W. Cotman, Jennifer S. Kahle, Andrew R. Korotzer -- Taste and smell / Linda Bartoshuk, Valerie Duffy.
Potential role of selected endocrine systems in aging processes / James F. Nelson -- Bone / Dike N. Kalu -- Cardiovascular system / Edward G. Lakatta -- Respiratory system / David Sparrow, Scott T. Weiss -- Renal and urinary tract function / Robert D. Lindeman -- Gastrointestinal tract / Peter R. Holt -- Immune system / Richard A. Miller -- Loss of integration and resiliency with age: a dissipative destruction / F. Eugene Yates, Laurel A. Benton -- Proposed modifiers of aging processes or aging phenotype.
Putative interventions / Byung P. Yu -- Exercise / John O. Holloszy, Wendy M. Kohrt.
Other Author Masoro, Edward J.
American Physiological Society (1887- )