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Tag: Extracellular Matrix

November 04, 2020
A new article published by the International Journal of Molecular Sciences sheds light on the differences between the extracellular matrix (ECM) of healthy people and people in end-stage heart failure. HeartThe heart is a four-chambered organ located between our lungs. Blood is pumped by the heart through two loops, one to the lungs, oxygenating the...
July 15, 2020
Two researchers, Alexander Fedintsev and Alexey Moskalev, have published an expansive review paper in which they propose a new hallmark of aging [1]. The authors draw our attention to a phenomenon that is sometimes overlooked in the context of aging: the accumulation of damage to long-lived molecules caused by the non-enzymatic chemical reactions of glycation,...
April 25, 2019
Scientists from Johns Hopkins Medicine have reported the successful creation of a special type of gel that mimics the lymph nodes in our bodies. This gel recruits and multiplies T cells just like actual lymph nodes do, so it could help in the fight against cancer and immune system disorders. The lymph nodes are the...
November 20, 2018
At the Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing, we had the opportunity to interview Sven Bulterijs of the Healthy Life Extension Society (HEALES). Some of our regular readers may recall seeing Sven join us for some of the monthly episodes of the Journal Club and he is an active figure in the rejuvenation biotechnology field.  During the...