25. Current Advances in the Studies of Oxidative Stress and Age-Related Memory Impairment in C. elegans

  1. Tahira Farooqui2 and
  2. Akhlaq A. Farooqui3
  1. Shin Murakami,
  2. Kelly Cabana and
  3. Danielle Anderson

Published Online: 7 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118148143.ch25

Oxidative Stress in Vertebrates and Invertebrates: Molecular Aspects of Cell Signaling

Oxidative Stress in Vertebrates and Invertebrates: Molecular Aspects of Cell Signaling

How to Cite

Murakami, S., Cabana, K. and Anderson, D. (2011) Current Advances in the Studies of Oxidative Stress and Age-Related Memory Impairment in C. elegans, in Oxidative Stress in Vertebrates and Invertebrates: Molecular Aspects of Cell Signaling (eds T. Farooqui and A. A. Farooqui), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118148143.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Entomology/Center of Molecular Neurobiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Author Information

  1. Aging-Osteopathic Consortium, Department of Basic Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro University-California, Vallejo, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118001943

Online ISBN: 9781118148143

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Keywords:

  • age-related memory impairment (AMI);
  • cognitive aging in C. elegans;
  • genetic, pharmacological interventions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Memory Impairment During Aging

  • Cognitive Aging in C. Elegans

  • What Causes AMI?

  • Other Factors that may Cause AMI

  • Improved Learning and Memory

  • When does Cognitive Aging Begin?

  • Role of Oxidative Stress in Aging and AMI: A Theory

  • Conclusion and Perspective

  • References