Quantitative measurement of aging using image texture entropy

@article{Shamir2009QuantitativeMO,
  title={Quantitative measurement of aging using image texture entropy},
  author={Lior Shamir and Catherine A. Wolkow and Ilya G. Goldberg},
  journal={Bioinformatics},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 23},
  pages={3060-3}
}
MOTIVATION A key element in understanding the aging of Caenorhabditis elegans is objective quantification of the morphological differences between younger and older animals. Here we propose to use the image texture entropy as an objective measurement that reflects the structural deterioration of the C. elegans muscle tissues during aging. RESULTS The texture entropy and directionality of the muscle microscopy images were measured using 50 animals on Days 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 of adulthood… CONTINUE READING

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