Biology of Aging

Imagem: 

Biology of Aging presents the biological principles that have led to a new understanding of the causes of aging and describes how these basic principles help one to understand the human experience of biological aging, longevity, and age-related disease.  Intended for undergraduate biology students, it describes how the rate of biological aging is measured; explores the mechanisms underlying cellular aging; discusses the genetic pathways that affect longevity in various organisms; outlines the normal age-related changes and the functional decline that occurs in physiological systems over the lifespan; and considers the implications of modulating the rate of aging and longevity. The book also includes end-of-chapter discussion questions to help students assess their knowledge of the material

Livro do mês

  • O Sotaque do Porto

    "Um conjunto de textos de Arnaldo Saraiva, alguns deles anteriormente publicados, enquadrados por (ou que enquadram) fotografias a preto e branco de Duarte Belo, tratam as imagens de aspectos do espaço urbano da cidade do Porto, do rio Douro, do seu encontro com o mar."

últimos trabalhos destacados...