In 1999, Australian researchers confirmed that carnosine increases longevity
of human fibroblast cells in the laboratory. Carnosine extended the Hayflick
limit (the maximum number of times a cell can divide), from a "normal" 50 by
up to an additional 10 times
> > > I expect that the chances are high that I'm going to
> > > die of old age or other
> > > infirmity unless a *lot* of work is done by a lot of
> > > people -- more so than
> > > will happen without intervention and activism. And
> > > I'm 28.
> > If everyone doesn't mind me asking, how old are the
> > rest of you? I was desribing the extropians, list and
> > subject matter to a friend and he asked this question:
> > How old is the oldest member? THen I wondered, how old
> > is the youngest?
> > Anyway, I became curious. So those of you who wish to
> > answer, I would appreciate it. Private emails are
> > fine.
> > Merriss
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