Aging and Disease: 2.9 Cell Senescence And Tissue Aging

Date posted: 16.07.2018

The human body represents a “system” in the engineering sense: all parts (cells, tissues, organs) are interdependent. To understand how the body functions (and how it ages), we may appropriately s ...

Aging and Disease: 2.8 Cell Senescence, Changes In Molecular Turnover, Extracellular Molecules

Date posted: 04.07.2018

The human body contains perhaps a bit short of 40 trillion cells, which is an impressive number, yet a large part of our body – a quarter to a third, depending how you measure it – isn’t intrace ...

Aging and Disease: 2.7 Cell Senescence, Changes In Molecular Turnover, Mitochondria

Date posted: 20.06.2018

Many people assume that mitochondria (and free radicals) lie at the heart of aging or that they are “the cause” of aging. Despite having a central role in aging, the assumption that mitochondria c ...

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Michael B. Fossel, M.D., Ph.D. (born 1950, Greenwich, Connecticut) was a professor of clinical medicine at Michigan State University for almost 30 years...

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