Stem cell ageing and apoptosis.

@article{Fulle2012StemCA,
  title={Stem cell ageing and apoptosis.},
  author={Stefania Fulle and Lucia Centurione and Rosa Mancinelli and Silvia Sancilio and Francesco Antonio Manzoli and Roberta Di Pietro},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical design},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 13},
  pages={
          1694-717
        }
}
Ageing has been defined as the process of deterioration of many body functions over the lifespan of an individual. In spite of the number of different theories about ageing, there is a general consensus in identifying ageing effects in a reduced capacity to regenerate injured tissues or organs and an increased propensity to infections and cancer. In recent years the stem cell theory of ageing has gained much attention. Adult stem cells residing in mammalian tissues are essential for tissue… CONTINUE READING

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