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    The Mitochondrial Free Radical Theory of Aging (Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit) (Hardback) By (author) Aubrey D N J De Grey

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    DescriptionPresents and discusses the hypothesis that the rate of accumulation of spontaneous mutations in mitochondrial DNA is the principal determinant of the rate of human aging. Offers background material, describes development of the theory and recent advances, examines potential predictions, and discusses the medium-term potential, contingent of the correctness of the hypothesis, for the development of therapies which would greatly increase the healthy human lifespan. The author is affiliated with the department of genetics at the University of Cambridge. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


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    Title
    The Mitochondrial Free Radical Theory of Aging
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Aubrey D N J De Grey
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 212
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781570595646
    ISBN 10: 157059564X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.1
    BIC subject category V2: PSB, MFN
    BISAC V2.8: MED008000
    BIC subject category V2: PSC
    BISAC V2.8: MED107000, SCI072000
    DC21: 571.87819
    Publisher
    Landes Bioscience
    Imprint name
    Landes Bioscience
    Publication date
    01 October 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Texas