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By Lester Packer

This cutting edge reference explores a big variety of issues linked to getting older, offering a superior knowing of the importance and molecular foundation of the getting older technique and charting the process destiny learn within the zone.
Stresses the interaction of mitochondria, mitochondrial DNA, oxidants, and antioxidants!
Featuring the learn of over fifty five specialists within the sector, knowing the method of Aging

  • covers the features of nitric oxide and peroxynitrite in mitochondria
  • integrates a number of perspectives at the position of mitochondria within the improvement of apoptosis
  • gives a quantitative research of mutations of mitochondrial DNA in the course of human aging
  • highlights mitochondrial loose radical production
  • introduces new roles of ubiquinone in mitochondrial functions
  • offers new antioxidant-based complementary healing strategies
  • details facets of intact cells and full organisms in overall healthiness and disease
  • and more!
    Featuring over 1800 references, tables, drawings, and pictures, knowing the method of getting older merits nutritionists and dieticians, geriatricians, telephone and molecular biologists, chemists and biochemists, pharmacologists, biotechnologists, neurologists, cardiologists, oncologists, dermatologists, and graduate and scientific institution scholars in those disciplines.
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    Cadenas E, Boveris A. Ragan CI . Sioppani AO. Production of superoxide rad icals and hydrogen pcrollide by NAD H'llbiqllinone reO uctase and ubiqui nol -{:ytochrome c reductase from beef heart mi tochondri a. Arc h Biochem Biophys 1977: 180:248257. Turrens lF, Boveris A. Generation of superoxide ani on by the NAO H dehydrogenase of bovine heart mi tochondria. Biochem 1 1980; 19 1:421 - 427. Zha ng Y. Marcillat O. Giuli vi C. EnlSler L, Davies KI A. The oxidative inactivati on of mitochondrial electron transport chain components and ATPase.

    SO. Hayashi JI . Ohta S, Kagawa Y, el a!. Nuclear bUI not mi tochondrial genome in hu man age-related mitochond rial dysfu nction. Fu nclional integrity of mitochondrial DNA from aged subjects. J Bioi Chern 1994; 269:6878-6883. 5 1. Sohal RS. Arnold LA. Sohal BH. mge... in antioxidant enzymes and proox ida m generation in rat tissues wi th reference to parameters in two insect species. Free Radic BioI Moo 1990: 9:495-500. 52. Rarja G, CadenfiS S, Rojas C, Perez-Campo R, Lopez-Torn~s M. Low mitochondrial free radical production per un it of 0 1 consu mption can explain the simullaneous presence o f high longevity and high aerobic metabolic rate in birds.

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