Book ID: 46333
Aging, Sex, and DNA Repair. 1991. 17 tabs. XII,382 p. gr8vo. Hard cover.
Contents (partly): Preface/ Introduction: Major Ideas and HistoricalPerspectives/ DNA Damage/ Immediate Consequences of DNA Damage/Accumulation of DNA Damage in Somatic Cells/ The DNA Damage Hypothesisof Aging Applied to Mammals/ Oxidative DNA Damage as a Potential MajorCause of Aging/ Additional Evidence Bearing on the DNA Damage Hypothesisof Aging/ Aging in Nonmammalian Organisms, with Comparisons to Aspectsof Aging in Mammals/ DNA Repair with Emphasis on Single-Strand Damages/DNA Repair with Emphasis on Recombinational Repair/ Meiosis and MeioticRecombination/ Meiosis Viewed as an Adaptation for DNA Repair/ TheSelective Advantage of Outcrossing/ Evolutionary Aspects of Sex/ OtherTheories of Aging and Sex/ Overview, Future Directions, andImplications/ Index.