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Neurogenetics of Aging

P. Hemachandra Reddy

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195369298.003.0003
Neurogenetics of Aging

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Chapter 3 discusses the role of aging, the longevity of genes — sirtuins, epigenetic factors, and mitochondria — in the progression of age-related neurodegenerative diseases, as well as how the science of neurogenetics contributes to the development of therapies to age-related neurodegenerative diseases.

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Subjects: Neurology

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