Amino acids in healthy aging skeletal muscle.

@article{Riddle2016AminoAI,
  title={Amino acids in healthy aging skeletal muscle.},
  author={Emily S. Riddle and Martha H Stipanuk and Anna E Thalacker-Mercer},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience},
  year={2016},
  volume={8},
  pages={
          326-50
        }
}
Life expectancy in the U.S. and globally continues to increase. Despite increased life expectancy quality of life is not enhanced, and older adults often experience chronic age-related disease and functional disability, including frailty. Additionally, changes in body composition such as the involuntary loss of skeletal muscle mass (i.e. sarcopenia) and subsequent increases in adipose tissue can augment disease and disability in this population. Furthermore, increased oxidative stress and… Expand
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