Senescent Cells

Senescent cell clearance could be one of the big treatments to at least slow down one of the underlying causes of aging.

Senescent cells have stopped dividing and, even worse, secrete tens of biologically active proteins, including pro-inflammatory factors, proteases, pro-fibrotic factors and growth factors. This Senescence Associated Secretory Phenotype (SASP) can induce senescence in neighbouring cells and is associated with many age-related diseases.

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Recent News

Recalibration of signalling factors to more youthful levels in the blood

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 03-Sep-2019

Adjusting the levels of just two molecules in the blood could lead to significant rejuvenation


Senolytics - Getting rid of faulty cells in body

Guardian - 02-Sep-2019

Aims to prolong the healthspan as well as the lifespan


Nucleotides as a key element to cellular rejuvenation

Interesting Engineering - 28-Jul-2019

Removing senescent cells will make us vulnerable to cancer

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