Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Senescence

The book "Senescence" is aimed to describe all the phenomena related to aging and senescence of all forms of life on Earth, i.e. plants, animals and the human beings. The book contains 36 carefully reviewed chapters written by different authors, aiming to describe the aging and senescent changes of living creatures, i.e. plants and animals.

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SenescenceEdited by Tetsuji Nagata

Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1905

ISBN: 978-953-51-0144-4

Copyright year: 2012

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68271 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

59 Web of Science Citations

93 Dimensions Citations

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1. Photo- and Free Radical-Mediated Oxidation of Lipid Components During the Senescence of Phototrophic Organisms

By Jean-François Rontani

1572

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2. Role of Intracellular Hydrogen Peroxide as Signalling Molecule for Plant Senescence

By Ulrike Zentgraf, Petra Zimmermann and Anja Smykowski

2094

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3. Metabolic Regulation of Leaf Senescence in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Plants

By Eloísa Agüera, Purificación Cabello, Lourdes de la Mata, Estefanía Molina and Purificación de la Haba

2316

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4. Functional Approaches to Study Leaf Senescence in Sunflower

By Paula Fernandez, Sebastián Moschen, Norma Paniego and Ruth A. Heinz

1491

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5. Plant Ageing, a Counteracting Agent to Xenobiotic Stress

By David Delmail and Pascal Labrousse

2253

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6. Some Aspects of Leaf Senescence

By Hafsi Miloud and Guendouz Ali

2709

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7. Advances in Plant Senescence

By Kieron D. Edwards, Matt Humphry and Juan Pablo Sanchez-Tamburrino

4042

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8. The Legume Root Nodule: From Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation to Senescence

By Laurence Dupont, Geneviève Alloing, Olivier Pierre, Sarra El Msehli, Julie Hopkins, Didier Hérouart and Pierre Frendo

3637

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9. The Nucleolus and Ribosomal Genes in Aging and Senescence

By Nadine Hein, Elaine Sanij, Jaclyn Quin, Katherine M. Hannan, Austen Ganley and Ross D. Hannan

2225

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10. Senescence in Animals: Why Evolutionary Theories Matter

By Thiago Monaco, Daniel Silvestre and Paulo S. P. Silveira

1703

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11. The Quest for Immortality in Triatomines: A Meta-Analysis of the Senescence Process in Hemimetabolous Hematophagous Insects

By Paula Medone, Jorge Rabinovich, Eliana Nieves, Soledad Ceccarelli, Delmi Canale, Raúl L. Stariolo and Frédéric Menu

1206

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12. Programming and Implementation of Age-Related Changes

By Jaba Tkemaladze, Alexander Tavartkiladze and Konstantin Chichinadze

1759

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13. Cellular Degradation Machineries in Age-Related Loss of Muscle Mass (Sarcopenia)

By Mikael Altun, Max Grönholdt-Klein, Lingzhan Wang and Brun Ulfhake

1337

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14. Cell Senescence as Observed by Electron Microscopic Radioautography

By Tetsuji Nagata

1557

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15. Macromolecular Synthesis in the Digestive and Respiratory Systems

By Tetsuji Nagata

1103

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16. Macromolecular Synthesis in the Urinary and Reproductive Systems

By Tetsuji Nagata

1022

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17. Macromolecular Synthesis in the Endocrine, Nervous and Sensory Systems

By Tetsuji Nagata

1074

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18. Cellular Senescence and Its Relation with Telomere

By Diego Julio Arenas-Aranda, Elena Hernández-Caballero and Fabio Salamanca-Gómez

1231

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19. Caveolar Vesicles in Cellular Senescence

By Keith Wheaton

1745

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20. Alternative Splicing in Endothelial Senescence: Role of the TGF-β Co-Receptor Endoglin

By Francisco J. Blanco and Carmelo Bernabéu

1532

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21. Quantification of Elastin, Collagen and Advanced Glycation End Products as Functions of Age and Hypertension

By Milena Atanasova, Aneliya Dimitrova, Boryana Ruseva, Angelina Stoyanova, Miglena Georgieva and Emiliana Konova

3702

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22. Calcium Regulation in Neuronal Function with Advancing Age: Limits of Homeostasis

By John N. Buchholz, William J. Pottorf, Conwin K. Vanterpool, Erik J. Behringer and Sue P. Duckles

1230

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23. All Your Eggs in One Basket: Mechanisms of Xenobiotic Induced Female Reproductive Senescence

By Alexander P. Sobinoff, Ilana R. Bernstein and Eileen A. McLaughlin

1794

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24. Parkinson’s Disease: Insights from the Laboratory and Clinical Therapeutics

By Jing-ye Zhou, Yong Yu, Xian-Lun Zhu, Chi-Ping Ng, Gang Lu and Wai-Sang Poon

1005

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25. The Emerging Role of Centromere/Kinetochore Proteins in Cellular Senescence

By Kayoko Maehara

1941

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26. The Functioning of “Aged” Heterochromatin

By Teimuraz A. Lezhava, Tinatin A. Jokhadze and Jamlet R. Monaselidze

1345

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27. New Targets for the Identification of an Anti-Inflammatory Anti-Senescence Activity

By Patrizia d’Alessio, Annelise Bennaceur-Griscelli, Rita Ostan and Claudio Franceschi

1150

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28. Molecular Biomarkers of Aging

By Sergio Davinelli, Sonya Vasto, Calogero Caruso, Davide Zella and Giovanni Scapagnini

3505

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29. Female Vascular Senescence

By Susana Novella, Ana Paula Dantas, Gloria Segarra, Carlos Hermenegildo and Pascual Medina

1063

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30. Pharmacologic Inhibition of Cardiac Stem Cell Senescence

By Daniela Cesselli, Angela Caragnano, Natascha Bergamin, Veronica Zanon, Nicoletta Finato, Ugolino Livi, Carlo Alberto Beltrami and Antonio Paolo Beltrami

1399

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31. Central Immune Senescence, Reversal Potentials

By Krisztian Kvell and Judit E. Pongracz

1588

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32. Age-Related Changes in Human Skin by Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope

By Karine Cucumel, Jean Marie Botto, Nouha Domloge and Claude Dal Farra

2963

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33. Imagistic Noninvasive Assessment of Skin Ageing and Anti-Ageing Therapies

By Maria Crisan, Radu Badea, Carlo Cattani and Diana Crisan

2188

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34. The Level of ROS and DNA Damage Mediate with the Type of Cell Death, Senescence or Apoptosis

By Takafumi Inoue and Norio Wake

2053

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35. Reviewing the Life Cycle: Women’s Lives in the Light of Social Changes

By Anna Freixas, Bárbara Luque and Amalia Reina

1289

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36. Multi-Purpose Activities in Ergotherapy

By Hulya Yucel

2448

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