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UCSF researchers find key to ‘tired’ blood and immune systems

Aging of Blood-Forming Stem Cells Is Linked to Defect in Cellular Recycling Process By Jeff Norris on March 02, 2017 A molecular key to aging of the blood and immune system has been discovered in new research conducted at UC San Francisco, raising hope that it may be possible to find a way to slow

Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan Wins Nobel Prize for Study of ‘Self-Eating’ Cells

By GINA KOLATA and SEWELL CHANOCT. 3, 2016 New York Times Yoshinori Ohsumi, a Japanese cell biologist, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for his discoveries on how cells recycle their content, a process known as autophagy, a Greek term for “self-eating.” It is a crucial process. During starvation, cells

October 3rd, 2016|Categories: General News|Tags: , , |