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 ...

Aging and Disease: 2.6 Cell Senescence, Changes In Molecular Turnover, DNA Repair

Date posted: 13.06.2018

Why are we more likely to get cancer as we age? Not only does the incidence of cancer go up with age, but it goes up exponentially. Why? Moreover, the exponential rise is seen in most species, rega ...

Aging and Disease: 2.5 Cell Senescence, Changes In Molecular Turnover, Most Molecules

Date posted: 08.06.2018

As the human body is composed of cells, so are cells composed of molecules. It is true that the cell encompasses a plethora of organelles (membranes, mitochondria, nuclei, Golgi bodies, ribosomes, etc ...

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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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