Inflammation-driven deterioration of structural proteins contributes to aging



The thymus (illustrated here inside a human chest) is a vertebrate organ that produces naive T cells, which are essential for immune protection. Thymuses undergo age-associated degeneration and…more Credit: Navid Marvi, courtesy of the Carnegie Institution for Science
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-05-inflammation-driven-deterioration-proteins-contributes-aging.html

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