Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

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July 1991

Volume 621 Physiological Senescence and Its Postponement: Theoretical Approaches and Rational Interventions–Second Stromboli Conference on Aging and Cancer

Pages ix–x, 1–446

    1. Welcoming Remarks (pages ix–x)

      Walter Pierparoli

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16964.x

  1. Part I. Basic Aging Processes

    1. Top of page
    2. Part I. Basic Aging Processes
    3. Part II. Nervous System Plasticity
    4. Part III. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions
    5. Part IV. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions: Metabolic Aspects
    6. Part V. Diet Restriction
    7. Part VI. Cancer and Aging
    1. Human Longevity and Aging: Possible Role of Reactive Oxygen Species (pages 1–28)

      RICHARD G. CUTLER

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16965.x

    2. Age Changes in Chromatin: Accumulative or Programmed? (pages 40–52)

      ZHORES A. MEDVEDEV and MARGARITA N. MEDVEDEVA

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16967.x

    3. DNA Processing, Aging, and Cancer : The Impact of New Technology (pages 53–65)

      JAN VIJG, JAN A. GOSSEN, WILJO J. F. DE LEEUW, ERIK MULLAART, P. ELINE SLAGBOOM and ANDRÉ G. UITTERLINDEN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16968.x

    4. The Effect of Aging on Constitutive mRNA Levels and Lipopolysaccharide Inducibility of Acute Phase Genes (pages 66–77)

      DAVID J. POST, KENNETH C. CARTER and JOHN PAPACONSTANTJNOU

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16969.x

    5. Longevity and Heredity in Humans : Association with the Human Leucocyte Antigen Phenotype (pages 78–89)

      A. M. LAGAAY, J. D'AMARO, G. J. LIGTHART, G. M. Th. SCHREUDER, J. J. van ROOD and W. HIJMANS

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16970.x

  2. Part II. Nervous System Plasticity

    1. Top of page
    2. Part I. Basic Aging Processes
    3. Part II. Nervous System Plasticity
    4. Part III. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions
    5. Part IV. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions: Metabolic Aspects
    6. Part V. Diet Restriction
    7. Part VI. Cancer and Aging
    1. In Vivo Probing of the Brain Cholinergic System in the Aged Rat : Effects of Long-Term Treatment with Acetyl-L-Carnitine (pages 90–97)

      ASSUNTA IMPERATO, MARIA G. SCROCCO, ORLANDO GHIRARDI, MARIA T. RAMACCI and LUCIANO ANGELUCCI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16971.x

    2. Reactive Capacities of the Central Nervous System in Physiological Aging and Senile Dementia of the Ahheher Type (pages 98–103)

      CARLO BERTONI-FREDDARI, PATRIZIA FATTORETTI, TIZIANA CASOLI, WILLIAM MEIER-RUGE and JURG ULRICH

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16972.x

    3. Senile Dementia: a Threshold Phenomenon of Normal Aging? : A Contribution to the Functional Reserve Hypothesis of the Brain (pages 104–118)

      W. MEIER-RUGE, O. HUNZIKER and P. IWANGOFF

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16973.x

    4. Behavioral and Electrocortical Spectrum Power Effects after Microinfusion of Lymphokines in Several Areas of the Rat Brain (pages 119–134)

      GIUSEPPE NISTICÒ and GIOVAMBATTISTA DE SARRO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16974.x

  3. Part III. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions

    1. Top of page
    2. Part I. Basic Aging Processes
    3. Part II. Nervous System Plasticity
    4. Part III. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions
    5. Part IV. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions: Metabolic Aspects
    6. Part V. Diet Restriction
    7. Part VI. Cancer and Aging
    1. Enkephalin-Induced Stimulation of Humoral and Cellular Immune Reactions in Aged Rats (pages 135–147)

      BRANISLAV D. JANKOVIĆ and DRAGAN MARIĆ

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16975.x

    2. Immunostimulatory Activity of Prothymosin-Alpha in Senescence (pages 148–158)

      DRAGAN MARIĆ, BRANISLAV D. JANKOVIĆ and JELENA VELJIĆ

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16976.x

    3. Aging of the Reproductive-Neuroimmune Axis : A Crucial Role for the Hypothalamic Neuropeptide Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone (pages 159–173)

      BIANCA MARCHETTI, MARIA C. MORALE, NUNZIO BATTICANE, FRANCESCO GALLO, ZELINDA FARINELLA and MATTEO CIONI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16977.x

    4. Age-Related Changes of Beta-Endorphin and Cholecystokinin in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (pages 174–178)

      ALBERTO E. PANERAI, BARBARA MANFREDI, LUISA LOCATELLI, FRANCESCA RUBBOLI and PAOLA SACERDOTE

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16978.x

    5. Band 3 in Aging and Neurological Disease (pages 179–204)

      MARGUERITE M. B. KAY

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16979.x

    6. Platelet Autoantibodies in Dementia and Schizophrenia : Possible Implication for Mental Disorders (pages 205–217)

      MEIR SHINITZKY, MICHAEL DECKMANN, ABRAHAM KESSLER, PINCHAS SIROTA, ABRAHAM RABBS and AVNER ELIZUR

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16980.x

  4. Part IV. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions: Metabolic Aspects

    1. Top of page
    2. Part I. Basic Aging Processes
    3. Part II. Nervous System Plasticity
    4. Part III. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions
    5. Part IV. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions: Metabolic Aspects
    6. Part V. Diet Restriction
    7. Part VI. Cancer and Aging
    1. Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide in the Developing and Aging Thymus : An Immunocytochemical Study (pages 218–228)

      K. BULLOCH, J. HAUSMAN, T. RADOJCIC and S. SHORT

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16981.x

    2. Developmental Changes in Bone Marrow Thymocyte Progenitors and Thy1+ Cells in Aging (pages 229–238)

      AYALA SHARP, SHAI BRILL, TOVA KUKULANSKY and AMIELA GLOBERSON

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16982.x

    3. Survey of Thymic Hormone Effects on Physical and Immunological Parameters in C57BL/6NNia Mice of Different Ages (pages 239–255)

      V. K. GHANTA, N. S. HIRAMOTO, S-J. SOONG and R. N. HIRAMOTO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16983.x

    4. Pituitary-Adrenocortical and Pineal Activities in the Aged Rat : Effects of Long-Term Treatment with Acetyl-L-Carnitine (pages 256–261)

      S. SCACCIANOCE, S. ALEMÀ, G. CIGLIANA, D. NAVARRA, M. T. RAMACCI and L. ANGELUCCI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16984.x

    5. The Decline of the Immune Response during Aging: the Role of an Altered Lipid Metabolism (pages 277–290)

      GEORG WICK, LUKAS A. HUBER, XU QING-BO, ELMAR JAROSCH, DIETHER SCHÖNITZER and GÜNTHER JÜRGENS

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16986.x

    6. The Pineal Control of Aging : The Effects of Melatonin and Pineal Grafting on the Survival of Older Mice (pages 291–313)

      WALTER PIERPAOLI, ANTONELLA DALL'ARA, ENNIO PEDRINIS and WILLIAM REGELSON

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16987.x

    7. The Role of Zinc in Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions during Aging (pages 314–326)

      N. FABRIS, E. MOCCHEGIANI, M. MUZZIOLI and M. PROVINCIALI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16988.x

  5. Part V. Diet Restriction

    1. Top of page
    2. Part I. Basic Aging Processes
    3. Part II. Nervous System Plasticity
    4. Part III. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions
    5. Part IV. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions: Metabolic Aspects
    6. Part V. Diet Restriction
    7. Part VI. Cancer and Aging
    1. Effects of Different Regimens of Dietary Restriction on the Age-Related Decline in Insulin Secretory Response of Isolated Rat Pancreatic Islets (pages 327–336)

      E. BERGAMINI, M. BOMBARA, V. FIERABRACCI, P. MASIELLO and M. NOVELLI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16989.x

    2. Retardation of the Aging Processes in Rats by Food Restriction (pages 337–352)

      E. J. MASORO, I. SHIMOKAWA and B. P. YU

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16990.x

    3. Food Restriction Slows Down Age-Related Changes in Cell Membrane Parameters (pages 353–362)

      C. PIERI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16991.x

    4. Longevity-Assurance Mechanisms and Caloric Restriction (pages 363–372)

      ANGELO TURTURRO and RONALD W. HART

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16992.x

  6. Part VI. Cancer and Aging

    1. Top of page
    2. Part I. Basic Aging Processes
    3. Part II. Nervous System Plasticity
    4. Part III. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions
    5. Part IV. Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions: Metabolic Aspects
    6. Part V. Diet Restriction
    7. Part VI. Cancer and Aging
    1. Effects of Factors Prolonging Life Span on Carcinogenesis (pages 373–384)

      VLADIMIR N. ANISIMOV

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16993.x

    2. Monoclonal B-Cell Proliferative Disorders and Aging (pages 418–427)

      JIRI RADL

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16996.x

    3. Aging, Longevity, and Cancer: Studies in Down's Syndrome and Centenarians (pages 428–440)

      CLAUDIO FRANCESCHI, DANIELA MONTI, ANDREA COSSARIZZA, FRANCESCO FAGNONI, GIOVANNI PASSERI and PAOLO SANSONI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1991.tb16997.x

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