Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 January 2007

386 Pages | numerous line drawings, halftones and 4 tables


ISBN: 9780198569237

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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