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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.
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10] SA-[sz]-Gal activity is a biomarker for the identification of senescent cells,[33] and this feature is displayed in senescent RPE cells of human eyes.
Senescent cells, which can be found in most organs from older people, also have fewer splicing factors.
Among grazing cycles, there was an increase in DM content in the third cycle for BRS Taruma, a condition attributed to the increase in senescent material (Table 1).
The application of cassava wastewater as organic fertilizer did not cause significant effect on the mass of senescent material in the first cut (Figure 2C).
While we wait, over 5,000 Americans perish each day from degenerative diseases, (49) many that involve the accumulation of senescent cells in vital tissues.
2010), where an evaluation of the application of increasing doses of calcium silicate on three lettuce cultivars (Raider, Regina and Vera) concluded that with an increase in calcium silicate doses, there was a reduction in fresh matter percentage of senescent and diseased leaves.
2 In young cultures senescent cells showed mitochondrial dysfunction and telomere shortening and DNA damage in telomeres.
sup][24] Hence, in this study, we explored the expression of senescence-associated genes in the hippocampal tissue from young to aged 5XFAD mice and their age-matched wild type (WT) mice to determine whether senescent neurons are present in the transgenic AD mouse model.
Mice from which senescent cells have been removed had increased median life span and improved health, researchers reported in Nature in February (SN: 3/5/16, p.
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of OE on cognitive impairment in senescent mice and its underlying mechanism of action.
Plantlets cultivated under B:R=70:30 LED treatment also provided high fresh mass, the lowest number of senescent leaves and the highest percentage of green leaves, 71.
They did it by wiping out senescent cells - old, harmful cells which build up in the body with age.