Re: BIOMED: postponing aging [was MISREGULATION OF MITOSIS ...]

Date: Sun Jun 11 2000 - 17:58:38 MDT

In a message dated 6/11/00 4:40:46 PM Central Daylight Time, writes:

> It is worth noting that people who are *serious* about anti-aging
> should go to the trouble of either getting some blood and/or
> bone marrow frozen (the bone marrow contains lots of hematopoetic
> stem cells, the blood has low but detectable concentrations)
> so they could use it in the future to treat the age-related decline
> of the immune system. Skin plugs would get some fibroblasts
> and muscle biopsies might get some myoblasts, that are useful
> for regrowing other tissues.

Sounds like a good business opportunity . . .

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