Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.
In Genome Research this week: post-zygotic mutations in diabetes development, single-cell RNA sequencing study of aging, and more.
A single-cell transcriptome study found increased numbers of cytotoxic CD4 T cells, which could be an adaptation to the later stages of aging.
The buccal epithelial cell-based epigenetic clock corresponded with age in those under 20, but skewed slightly higher in a small subset of children with autism spectrum disorder.
Investigators plan to profile clonal hematopoiesis in a broad range of patients to get a clearer look at its interactions with aging and disease.
The Long Life Family Study has enrolled 4,953 participants in 539 pedigrees in the US and Denmark that are enriched for exceptional longevity.
From single-cell RNA sequence data on neurogenic brain samples from young and old mice, researchers saw T cell activity that seems to staunch neural stem cell proliferation.
In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.
The long-running Framingham Heart Study has received a $38 million grant, according to the Boston Globe.
Some of the mutational signatures the researchers observed were similar to ones previously seen in B cell tumors, underscoring the link between aging and cancer.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.
A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.
In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.