Exploration of Aging and Toxic Response
Notice - This site contains archived material(s)
Archived files are provided for reference purposes only. The file was current when produced, but is no longer maintained and may now be outdated. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing archived files may contact the NCEA Webmaster for assistance. Please use the contact us form if you need additional support.
This document, developed by Versar, Inc., summarizes the current knowledge on the changes occurring in the aged and how these changes alter, or have the potential to alter the response to a toxicant. Following a discussion of issues which define the aged, the authors address the various biological changes that occur during the aging process. The authors conclude the document with a discussion on the impact these aging changes have on the human response to environmental challenges.
This download(s) is distributed solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. It has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency determination or policy.
- (57 pp, 284 KB, about PDF)