Conn's Handbook of Models for Human Aging, Second Edition-Original PDF

Conn’s Handbook of Models for Human Aging, Second Edition-Original PDF

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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.

  • Combines both the methods of study for human aging and animal models
  • Provides a historical overview and discussion of model availability, key methods and ethical issues
  • Contains over 200 full color illustrations

Product details

  • Hardcover: 1218 pages
  • Publisher: Academic Press; 2 edition (May 16, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0128113537
  • ISBN-13: 978-0128113530