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Diluting blood rejuvenates old tissues in mice

08-Jun-2020

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New experimental evidence to support the epigenetic theory emerges.

Replaced 50% of plasma in 2-year-old mice with a saline solution containing 5% albumin.

Detected higher nerve growth factors in brain, faster muscle repair rates and less adiposity in liver.

Proteomes of those mice resembled proteomes of young mice more closely.

Proves that there are proteins in the blood that actively retard growth and healing.

Plans to measure biological age using methylation clock in future studies.

Research by The Conboy Laboratory published in Aging.

There are things in blood that drives our ageing

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Bio-medical journal covering research on all aspects of gerontology

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Chief Science Officer at SENS Research Foundation. Author and advocate of ending ageing.

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Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Lyfspn

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Professor at University of Maryland - working on rejuvenation blood factors

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Professor of Bioengineering at Berkeley University of California.

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Lecturer in Department of Bioengineering at Berkley University of California.

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Research laboratory based in UC Berkeley developing solutions to slow down ageing