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Published: 25 January 2007

384 Pages | numerous line drawings, numerous halftones and 4 tables


ISBN: 9780198569220

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Aging of the Genome

the dual role of DNA in life and death

Jan Vijg

  • Authored by a world-renowned specialist in the field
  • Describes the mechanisms of aging in a clear and accessible manner
  • Emphasises the role of DNA damage and genomic instability in aging and aging-related disease, integrating theoretical and empirical evidence
  • Discusses the design of strategies to retard or reverse the deleterious effects of aging
  • Ideal graduate seminar course material

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