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Mechanisms Linking Aging, Diseases and Biological Age Estimation (Hardcover)
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This book covers the main intracellular causes of aging. From aspartic acid racemization to mitochondrial DNA mutations, this book reviews how these processes play a key role, not only on aging, but also in the development of aging-related and non-related diseases. Each chapter includes a new perspective -- the determination of the age. Some of these aging processes are currently used by forensic scientists to estimate the age at death, giving a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to aging research.