Garbage Can Hypothesis | definition of Garbage Can Hypothesis by Medical dictionary
Garbage Can Hypothesis
A theory on senescence that holds that ageing cells are converted to a multigenerational wastebasket—that older cells accumulate metabolic products capable of damaging macromolecules (e.g., proteins and nucleic acids), and are less efficient in repairing damage
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