Biomarker For Aging Found?14 years, 9 months ago
Posted on Nov 07, 2004, 9 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
(From EurekAlert). An accurate and easily measured biomarker for the aging process would be an important step forward, and researchers may have found one: "As cells and tissues age, the expression of two proteins called p16INK4a and ARF dramatically increases. This increase in expression, more than a hundredfold in some tissues, suggests a strong link between cellular aging and the upregulation, or increased production, of p16INK4a and ARF.
View the Article Under Discussion: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-11/uonc-ulr110404.php
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