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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 3 Oct 23

What are ZombieĀ Cells?Zombie cells are damaged cells that have stopped dividing but refuse to die, also known as senescent cells. Senescence is a stress response characterized by the production of chemical mediators that influence tissue health. Senescent cells that resist elimination by the immune system linger in tissues and gradually accumulate, promoting tissue dysfunction, unhealthy aging, and age-related health declineĀ [1,2].Cells become senescent in response to different types of stress, ranging from environmental insults to mitochondrial dysfunction, DNA damage, oxidative stress, or telomere shortening, among others. Despite accumulating damage, they linger (akin to how Zombies refuse to die in books, TV …

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What are ZombieĀ Cells?Zombie cells are damaged cells that have stopped dividing but refuse to die, also known as senescent cells. Senescence is a stress response characterized by the production of chemical mediators that influence tissue health. Senescent cells that resist elimination by the immune system linger in tissues and gradually accumulate, promoting tissue dysfunction, unhealthy aging, and age-related health declineĀ [1,2].Cells …

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