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Erythrocyte Aging

"Erythrocyte Aging" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The senescence of RED BLOOD CELLS. Lacking the organelles that make protein synthesis possible, the mature erythrocyte is incapable of self-repair, reproduction, and carrying out certain functions performed by other cells. This limits the average life span of an erythrocyte to 120 days.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Erythrocyte Aging" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Erythrocyte Aging" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1993 and 1996 and 2012
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