Structural and functional changes in salivary glands during aging

@article{Kim1994StructuralAF,
  title={Structural and functional changes in salivary glands during aging},
  author={S. K. Kim and E. A. Dale Allen},
  journal={Microscopy Research and Technique},
  year={1994},
  volume={28}
}
Various salivary glands in senescent humans and other animals have been examined extensively to characterize the structural and functional changes that occur during aging. Although a wide range of different structural changes, involving both the parenchymal and stromal tissues, have been described, it is unclear how any of these changes affects the function of the salivary glands. One major change in structure is the reduction in the volume of acini with a concomitant increase in the ductal… 

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