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CHAPTER 17

Antidiabetic Biguanides as Anti-Aging Drugs

Evidence has emerged that metformin and other antidiabetic biguabides are promising candidates for pharmacological interventions leading to slowing down of aging, prolonged life span and preventing or postponing age-associate diseases, including cancer. In this chapter, the available data on effects of biguanides in rodents are summarized and discussed.

Publication details


Print publication date
01 Feb 2017
Copyright year
2017
Print ISBN
978-1-78262-435-6
PDF eISBN
978-1-78262-660-2
ePub eISBN
978-1-78262-985-6
From the book series:
Drug Discovery