Extracellular Vesicles, Ageing, and Therapeutic Interventions
AbstractA more comprehensive understanding of the human ageing process is required to help mitigate the increasing burden of age-related morbidities in a rapidly growing global demographic of elderly individuals. One exciting novel strategy that has emerged to intervene involves the use of extracellular vesicles to engender tissue regeneration. Specifically, this employs their molecular payloads to confer changes in the epigenetic landscape of ageing cells and ameliorate the loss of functional capacity. Understanding the biology of extracellular vesicles and the specific roles they play during normative ageing will allow for the development of novel cell-free therapeutic interventions. Hence, the purpose of this review is to summarise the current understanding of the mechanisms that drive ageing, critically explore how extracellular vesicles affect ageing processes and discuss their therapeutic potential to mitigate the effects of age-associated morbidities and improve the human health span. View Full-Text
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Panagiotou, N.; Neytchev, O.; Selman, C.; Shiels, P.G. Extracellular Vesicles, Ageing, and Therapeutic Interventions. Cells 2018, 7, 110.
Panagiotou N, Neytchev O, Selman C, Shiels PG. Extracellular Vesicles, Ageing, and Therapeutic Interventions. Cells. 2018; 7(8):110.Chicago/Turabian Style
Panagiotou, Nikolaos; Neytchev, Ognian; Selman, Colin; Shiels, Paul G. 2018. "Extracellular Vesicles, Ageing, and Therapeutic Interventions." Cells 7, no. 8: 110.
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