UCSD researchers discover how skin ages, and clues on how to reverse it

San Diego Biotechnology Network
San Diego Biotechnology Network
UCSD researchers discover how skin ages, and clues on how to reverse it
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UC San Diego researchers say they?ve discovered a major reason why skin ages, and how skin aging impairs resistance to infections. And they?ve found a way to fix it, at least in mice.

In aging, skin cells called fibroblasts lose their ability to make fat cells that reside under the surface, said…