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Meant for researchers and graduate scholars within the biology of growing old, this ebook offers a normal evaluate of biomedical gerontology and an replace to earlier variants. It makes a speciality of 3 significant assets of effect on getting old: organic, mental and social
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2. The ciliary fibrous protein is capable of the typical 9 + 2 ciliary array (see text in Wichterman, 1986). 3. The phagocytic membrane can potentiate similar environmental interactions. 4. The cell membrane is an electrically excitable membrane like nerve and muscle cells (Kung, 1985; Kung &. Saimi, 1982). 5. Vertebrate hormones like insulin (Kohida, Thomka, &. Csaba, 1986) and neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine, and epinephrine stimulate cell responses in protozoa, for example, enhanced phagocytosis (Quinones-Maldonado &.