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Wiping Out Zombie Cells in Fat May Delay or Alleviate Diabetes

10:30 EDT 26 Mar 2019 | Genetic Engineering News

Senescent cells, or so-called zombie cells, accumulate in fat tissue and are suspected of contributing to obesity-related insulin resistance and diabetes. These cells stop dividing and participating in normal cellular activities but, as the name “zombie” implies, refuse to die. Instead, they persist in an undead state, secreting inflammatory substances and becoming a source of […]

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