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Key to Aging Immune System Is Discovered

Molecular tags of DNA damage are highlighted in green in blood-forming stem cells. – via UCSF
There’s a good reason people over 60 are not donor candidates for bone marrow transplantation.
The immune system ages and weakens with time, making the elderly prone to life-threatening infection and other maladies, and a UC San Francisco research team now has discovered a reason why.
“We have found the cellular mechanism responsible for the inability of blood-forming cells to maintain blood

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