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Rejuvenation Res. 2017 Feb;20(1):4-8. doi: 10.1089/rej.2016.1809. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

Stem Cells and Aging.

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Medical School, Aristotle University , Thessaloniki, Greece .

Abstract

The article is a presentation at the 4th Conference of ESAAM, which took place on October 30-31, 2015, in Athens, Greece. Its purpose was not to cover all aspects of cellular aging but to share with the audience of the Conference, in a 15-minute presentation, current knowledge about the rejuvenating and repairing somatic stem cells that are distinct from other stem cell types (such as embryonic or induced pluripotent stem cells), emphasize that our body in old age cannot take advantage of these rejuvenating cells, and provide some examples of novel experimental stem cell applications in the field of rejuvenation and antiaging biomedical research.

KEYWORDS:

aging; senescence; stem cells

PMID:
27105970
DOI:
10.1089/rej.2016.1809
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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