The Resource Aging in today's environment, Committee on Chemical Toxicity and Aging, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council

Aging in today's environment, Committee on Chemical Toxicity and Aging, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council

Label
Aging in today's environment
Title
Aging in today's environment
Statement of responsibility
Committee on Chemical Toxicity and Aging, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
612.67
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QP86
LC item number
.N37 1987eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Aging in today's environment, Committee on Chemical Toxicity and Aging, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council
Publication
Note
Committee chairmen: Robert N. Butler and Emil A. Pfitzer
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-208)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • AGING In Today's Environment; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Executive Summary; AGING AND NUTRITION; AGING AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO DISEASE; AGING, DISEASE, PHARMACEUTICAL USE, AND CHEMICAL RESPONSE; AGING AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS; MODEL SYSTEMS FOR RESEARCH; CONCLUSIONS; 1 Aging and Environmental Exposure ; BASIS OF THE SCIENTIFIC PROBLEM; STRUCTURE OF THE REPORT; 2 The Aging Population and the Psychosocial Implications of Aging ; DEMOGRAPHIC CONSIDERATIONS OF AN AGING POPULATION; PSYCHOSOCIAL ENVIRONMENT; 3 Principles of Gerontology ; CONCEPTUAL CONTEXT OF GERONTOLOGY; THEORIES OF AGING
  • Cellular EffectsEffects at the Tissue Level; PHARMACOGENETICS; BIOLOGIC MARKERS; TOXICITY TESTING; 5 Characteristics of the Environment, Aging, and the Aged ; NUTRITION; Effects of Nutrition on Toxicity; Nutrition and Cancer; Nutrition and Aging; Background and Criteria for Evaluating Aging; Food Restriction; Dietary Protein Intake; Dietary Fat Intake; Dietary Carbohydrate Intake; Dietary Vitamin Intake; Dietary Mineral Intake; Special Dietary Requirements of the Aged; PHARMACEUTICALS; Demographic Considerations; Patterns of Drug Use and Drug Prescribing; Ambulatory Populations
  • Deterministic TheoriesDevelopmental Switches in Gene Expression; Neuroendocrine-Cascade Theories; Stochastic Theories; Intrinsic Mutagenesis Theory; Protein-Synthesis Error Catastrophe; Free Radicals; Posttranslational Glycation of Proteins and DNA; Thymic Involution as a Pacemaker of Immunosenescence; BIOMARKERS OF AGE OR AGING; ALTERED SUSCEPTIBILITY OF THE AGED; 4 Principles of Toxicology in the Context of Aging ; CHEMICAL FATE AND EFFECT; Absorption; Distribution; Metabolism and Elimination; MECHANISMS OF TOXICITY AT THE MOLECULAR, CELLULAR, AND TISSUE LEVEL; Molecular Action
  • Hospital PopulationsLong-Term-Care Facilities; Medication Compliance in the Elderly; Adverse Drug Reactions; LIFE-STYLE; Deliberate Chemical Exposure; Learned Helplessness; Atrophy of Disuse; Indoor Pollutants; Temperature; Radon; Formaldehyde; Combustion Products; Asbestos; Environmental Tobacco Smoke; Pesticides; 6 Environmental Effects on Age-Associated Diseases and Changes in Organ Function ; DEMOGRAPHICS OF AGE-ASSOCIATED DISEASES; SKIN; VISION; Cataracts; Glaucoma; Diabetic Retinopathy; Aging-Related Macular Degeneration; HEARING; NERVOUS SYSTEM; Changes Associated with Aging
  • Induced Disorders and DiseasesNeurotoxicants; RESPIRATORY SYSTEM; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; RENAL SYSTEM; IMMUNE SYSTEM; SEXUALITY; ROLE OF ENVIRONMENT IN BONE METABOLISM AND VITAMIN D NUTRITION; 7 Model Systems for the Evaluation of Toxic Agents Affecting Aging or Age-Related Diseases ; CONSIDERATIONS IN CHOOSING AND DESIGNING MODEL SYSTEMS; EXAMPLES OF MODEL SYSTEMS; In Vitro Models; Nonmammalian Animal [Models; Mammalian Models; Epidemiologic Models; LIFE-SPAN MODULATION BY DRUG TREATMENT; 8 Conclusions ; 9 Recommendations ; RESEARCH; EDUCATION; FUNDING AND RESOURCES; References
Control code
ocm57030399
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 219 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309567480
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b35435409
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57030399
  • pebcs0309567483

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