Inflammatory processes impair nerve regeneration in old age
19.10.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute
The regenerative capacity of the nervous system declines during aging; the risk to develop nerve pathologies increases. Researchers of the Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena investigated the regeneration of aging nerves in...
New function of “kidney-gene” – WT1 plays a role in the central nervous system and controls movement
16.10.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute
The WT1 gene fulfills a central role in the development of a healthy, proper functioning kidney. Mutations in WT1 lead to impairments in kidney development and cause Wilms tumors, a pediatric kidney cancer. Researchers of the...
Increased Blood Flow triggers Liver Regeneration
16.10.2018 · DDZ German Diabetes Center
The liver is one of the most important human organs. It is essential for metabolism, blood detoxification and the functioning of the immune system. Moreover, the liver is the only organ which can fully regenerate its cell mass...
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