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senescence

 [sĕ-nes´ens]
the process of growing old; see also aging. adj., adj senes´cent.

se·nes·cence

(sē-nes'ens),
The state of being old.
[L. senesco, to grow old, fr. senex, old]

se·nes·cence

(sĕ-nes'ĕns)
The state of being old.
[L. senesco, to grow old, fr. senex, old]

senescence

the process of growing old which occurs in all species and is typified by a gradual slowing down of METABOLISM and breakdown of tissues, often accompanied by endocrinal changes.

Senescence

Aging.
Mentioned in: Aging

se·nes·cence

(sĕ-nes'ĕns)
The state of being old.
[L. senesco, to grow old, fr. senex, old]
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Graham said the goal was not to completely prevent senescence, because that might unleash cancer cells.
To confirm that H2O2 treatment induced senescence in MSC cultures, we performed an in situ senescence-associated [beta]-galactosidase assay (reported below).
Cellular senescence, and its treatment by senolytics, is a critical example.
In our study, anti-VEGF drugs had no effect on the senescence or proliferation of RPE cells at after 72 hours.
RPE cells after senescence induction were washed twice with a PBS solution and detached by scraping.
sinensis Can Inhibit CSE-Induced Cellular Senescence in Bronchial Epithelial Cells.
Additionally, because replicative senescence is an irreversible permanent cell cycle arrest [22], only cellular state transition from the dividing compartment to the nondividing compartment is allowed in this model.
The abovementioned observations, about the clearing of senescent cells (SCs) from mice and its capacity to prolong their lifespan and healthspan, have opened a new era in the field of geroscience, with the creation of a new pharmacological branch devoted to senotherapeutics, that is, drugs able to affect (in a wide sense) the senescence process.
It was observed (Table 2) that catalase (CAT) activity was the minimum in sucrose treated flowers (0.001) whereas the maximum in cobalt chloride treated flowers (0.067) on 3rd day, 5th day and at senescence. The catalase (CAT) activity increased from the 3rd to 5th day in vase and gradually decreased at senescence.
Nonetheless, most of above studies reported either use of MLE to improve plant performance under abiotic stress or the biochemical basis of such enhancement while response of MLE when employed for seed priming or applied to plant foliage in delaying senescence and modulation of source-sink to affect crop productivity are rarely reported.
The goal of the study was to define the molecular determinants that lead to irreversible MuSC senescence.
The objective of the study was to test whether the senescence of normal human epidermal keratinocytes (NHEK) or the initiation of NHEK differentiation with, or without stratification, leads to reduced adhesion to FN.