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se·nes·cent

(sē-nes'ĕnt),
Growing old.

senescent

(sĭ-nĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Growing old; aging.
2. No longer dividing. Used of a cell.

se·nes′cence n.

senescent

[sənes′ənt]
Etymology: L, senescere, to grow old
pertaining to aging or growing old. See also senile. -senescence, n.

se·nes·cent

(sĕ-nes'ĕnt)
Growing old.

senescent

Ageing. The term ought not to imply physical or mental deterioration, but often does.
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Furthermore, a senescent cell develops the senescence-associated secretory phenotype (SASP), which produces and releases pro-inflammatory cytokines, chemokines, proteases, growth factors, and other peptides.
This process reduces leaf proportion to the detriment of stems and senescent material, increasing the contents of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin, which are the main NDF components (Macedo Junior, Zanine, Borges, & Perez, 2007).
The increase in canopy height with consequent increase in light interception (Figures 1A and 1C) also caused self-shading of the plants, especially at the maximum dose of wastewater, which also promoted greater accumulation of senescent material in the canopy due to the lower penetration of light in this stratum, with consequent senescence of the leaves.
In the meantime, it is critical that we do something to safely purge our bodies of senescent cells while delaying the conversion of healthy cells to a senescent state so we don't prematurely lose our health.
In the present study senescent cells were isolated from cells population in culture by their inability to attach to FN.
This finding was consistent with the previous observations that p16 was co-localized with PHFs in AD brains [sup][18] and that p16 was expressed in senescent astrocytes.
Campisi and other researchers are working on ways to clear senescent cells from humans, too.
Method: Senescent Kunming mice were established by the intraperitoneal injection of D-galactose (D-gal, 1250 mg/kg/d) and NaN[O.
However, the number of senescent leaves was also higher in this treatment, with nearly half of the total number of leaves.
Dr Darren Baker, study leader, said: "It is not far-fetched to think there will be things coming down the pipeline that influence or remove these senescent cells.
The rate of senescent cell accumulation in the body depends on the balance between pro- and antisenescence stimuli [20].
This scene, as well as a few others, will later be repeated but shot from a different angle; further scrambling the sense of time is the unheralded apparition, roughly two-thirds into the movie, of a senescent Saint Laurent, a fatigued figure who reappears intermittently.