volume 7, issue 3, P205-218 2015
DOI: 10.18632/aging.100728
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Wenjia Liu, Meng Qi, Anna Konermann, Liqiang Zhang, Fang Jin, Yan Jin

Abstract: Osteoporosis is an age-related progressive bone disease. Trp53 (p53) is not only a famous senescence marker but also a transcription regulator which played a critical role in osteogenesis. However, how p53 contributes to the bone mass loss in age-related osteoporosis is still unclear. Here, we found that bone mass and osteogenic differentiation capacity of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) is significantly reduced with advancing age. Serum levels of TNF-α and INF-γ and senescence-associated ß-galactosidase, p16, p…

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