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First Fruits of Research with Young Blood Plasma


Key points from article :

Mix of proteins in your blood is characteristic of your age.

Might rejuvenation be achieved by adding and subtracting a small number of proteins in the blood?

Candidates to add:

– Oxytocin

– GDF11

Candidates for removal:

– VCAM-1 (linked to inflammation and lower nerve growth)

– pro-inflammatory signals NFkB and TGF-ß

– reproductive hormones LH and FSH.

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Professor of Bioengineering at Berkeley University of California.


Lecturer in Department of Bioengineering at Berkley University of California.