Laboratory markers as an index of aging.

  title={Laboratory markers as an index of aging.},
  author={Sheshadri Narayanan},
  journal={Annals of clinical and laboratory science},
  volume={26 1},
At the cellular level, mutations in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) can lead to synthesis of altered proteins which are unable to sustain specific cell functions, eventually leading to its death. Veritably apoptosis, or programmed cell death, is a device to eliminate heavily mutated cells. Cell membranes with altered proteins can be recognized as foreign by the… CONTINUE READING