Exploration of Aging and Toxic Response
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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 document has been reviewed in accordance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policy and approved for publication. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.
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