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Evolution of Longevity in Animals

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Longevity in Drosophila
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    Chapter 2 Informational Structure of the Developmental Tree of Multi-Cellular Organisms
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    Chapter 3 Genetic and Environmental Manipulation of Aging in Caenorhabditis elegans
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    Chapter 4 Scaling of Maximal Lifespan in Mammals: A Review
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    Chapter 5 Why Should Senescence Evolve? An Answer Based on a Simple Demographic Model
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    Chapter 6 Mutant Genes That Extend Life Span
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    Chapter 7 Longevity in the Protozoa
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    Chapter 8 The Heredity-Environment Continuum: A Systems Analysis
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    Chapter 9 The Proximate and Ultimate Control of Aging in Drosophila and Humans
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    Chapter 10 The Many Genetics of Aging
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    Chapter 11 Lifespan Environmental Influences on Species Typical Behavior of Meriones Unguiculatus
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    Chapter 12 Longevity in Fish: Some Ecological and Evolutionary Considerations
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    Chapter 13 Evolutionary Reliability Theory
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    Chapter 14 Programmed Cell Death and Aging in Drosophila Melanogaster
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    Chapter 15 Immortality of the Germ-Line versus Disposability of the Soma
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    Chapter 16 Systems Ecology, Operations Research and Gerontology: The Making of Strange Bedfellows
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    Chapter 17 Demographic Consequences of Natural Selection
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    Chapter 18 The Relationship of Body Weight to Longevity within Laboratory Rodent Species
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    Chapter 19 Is Cellular Senescence Genetically Programmed?
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    Chapter 20 Information Content of Biological Survival Curves Arising in Aging Experiments: Some Further Thoughts
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    Chapter 21 The Microscope (Reductionist) or the Telescope (Holistic)?
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    Chapter 22 Remarks of the Moderator
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    Chapter 23 The Future of Aging Research
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    Chapter 24 Survival Analysis: Lessons from Quantitative Genetics
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Evolution of Longevity in Animals
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Springer US, March 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4613-1939-9
978-1-4612-9077-3, 978-1-4613-1939-9

Woodhead, Avril D., Thompson, Keith H.

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Brazil 1 8%
Unknown 11 92%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 3 25%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 17%
Professor 2 17%
Student > Master 2 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 8%
Other 2 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 5 42%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 42%
Neuroscience 1 8%
Unknown 1 8%