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The Potential Role of Selected Endocrine Systems in Aging Processes

Handbook of Physiology, Aging

  1. James F. Nelson

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp110115

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Nelson, J. F. 2011. The Potential Role of Selected Endocrine Systems in Aging Processes. Comprehensive Physiology. 377–394.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Hormones and Aging: An Overview
  • 2
    Hormonal Alterations During Aging
    • 2.1
      Gonadal Steroids
    • 2.2
      Adrenal Steroids
    • 2.3
      Growth Hormone
  • 3
    Summary