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Challenges of biological aging

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Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aging -- Physiological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementEdward J. Masoro
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP86 .M27 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 202 p. :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16948390M
    ISBN 100826112773
    LC Control Number99025949


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