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Physiol Chem Phys Med NMR. 1992;24(1):43-50.

Aging mechanism associated with a function of biowater.

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University of Shizuoka, School of Pharmaceutical Science, Japan.

Abstract

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pictures of the forearms of four human subjects belonging respectively to each of four generations of the same family were taken, and aging-associated changes in the humerus, epithelium, fat tissue, muscle and blood observed. It was found that together with morphological changes the proton density and the spin-lattice relaxation time (T1) of biowater in each tissue underwent chronological aging-induced changes. An aging mechanism associated with the function of biowater is deduced from the present result and from related experimental findings previously reported.

PMID:
1594660
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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