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senescence

[si′nes·əns]
(biology)
The study of the biological changes related to aging, with special emphasis on plant, animal, and clinical observations which may apply to humans.
(geology)
The part of the erosion cycle at which the stage of old age begins.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Nevertheless, when the homeostatic balance between prooxidant and antioxidant system in the plasma and endothelial cells is disturbed for a relatively long period, nLDL as well as modified LDL, such as oxLDL, could induce the premature senescence of vascular endothelial cells.
Therefore, we further investigated the effects of GlcN on H[sub]2O[sub]2-induced premature senescence in human RPE cells by SA-[sz]-Gal staining.
Goligorsky, "Stress-induced premature senescence of endothelial cells," Journal of Nephrology, vol.
Premature senescence of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) predominantly a potassium disorder caused by an imbalance of source and sink.
Yun, "Nek6 suppresses the premature senescence of human cancer cells induced by camptothecin and doxorubicin treatment," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.
Sustained inhibition of oxidative phosphorylation impairs cell proliferation and induces premature senescence in human fibroblasts.
Mapping of post-flowering drought resistance traits in grain sorghum: Association between QTLs influencing premature senescence and maturity.
And Charles Mudd-Gaddis, a victim of progeria, premature senescence, is an 8-year-old dying of old age.
These studies demonstrate that native low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or serum from varicose patients induces premature senescence of endothelial cells (HUVECs), with both treatments leading to the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS).
Our previous studies performed with the same SHS induction design demonstrated that SHS triggered premature senescence of eMSC in culture.

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