accelerated aging


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accelerated aging

[ak′sel·ə‚rād·əd ′āj·iŋ]
(engineering)
Hastening the deterioration of a product by a laboratory procedure in order to determine long-range storage and use characteristics.
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accelerated aging

The speeding-up of the aging process in a material; obtaining, in a short time, the results that would occur in aging under normal conditions. The most common factors that increase aging include exposure of the material to water, ozone, oxygen, or sunlight.
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Accelerated aging and shelf-life stability: Aging tests are essential in determining shelf-life limitations and creating expiration dating used on product packaging.
Progeria, also known as Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, is a rare and fatal genetic condition of accelerated aging in children that researchers believe is caused by a genetic mutation that results in an overabundance of the farnesylated aberrant protein named progerin.
Proof of this can be addressed through accelerated aging techniques--if a product will have a shelf life of five years, it's not necessary for the OEM to wait the full five years.
RPD designation for progeria and progeroid laminopathies allows priority review voucher eligibility upon US FDA approval of an RPD product application for lonafarnib for these ultra-rare and fatal genetic conditions, characterised by accelerated aging in children.
In contrast, short-term tests evaluate changes of materials after accelerated aging treatments, such as boiling or drying [26], which are quicker to perform and more standardized by a series of aging test standards, such as ASTM D1037, APA PRP 108, and JIS K 6806 tests, which were established based on the results of outdoor aging tests [20, 26].
A Northwestern University study, led by Calen Ryan and Christopher Kuzawa of Northwestern and Dan Eisenberg at the University of Washington, helps explain why women with many children tend to show signs of accelerated aging.
The goal of the paper is substantiation of the possibility of operation in conditions of high humidity and high operating temperatures of unshielded cable based on unshielded twisted pairs with thermoplastic polyethylene insulation in a protective polyvinylchloride (PVC) jacket according to the results of accelerated aging.
This disruption greatly accelerated aging compared with control mice, and those animals with disrupted stem cells died earlier than normal.
The tests have been done on mice and have found that the decline in the number of stem cells in mice accelerated aging.
ISLAMABAD -- Drinking sugary beverages is associated with markers of accelerated aging and early signs of Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports.
For seeds of Triticum aestivum (OHLSON et al., 2010) and Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench (SOARES et al., 2010) the accelerated aging test was effective regarding the effect of differentiation levels.

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