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Urinary peptidomic profile predicts age-related chronic diseases, excessive fibrosis

OCTOBER 21, 2021

By Marilynn Larkin

SOURCE: https://www.mdalert.com/news/article/urinary-peptidomic-profile-predicts...

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Researchers have produced and validated a urinary peptidomic profile (UPP) biomarker that distinguishes healthy from unhealthy aging based on fibrosis and extracellular matrix (ECM) remodeling in patients with chronic diseases.

KNOW YOUR URINARY PROTEOME TO PLAN YOUR ROADMAP TO HEALTHY AGING

A consortium of researchers belonging to the Research Institute Alliance for the Promotion of Preventive Medicine (Mechelen, Belgium), Mosaiques-Diagnostics (Hannover, Germany), Hospital, St. Georg (Leipzig, Germany), and the Universities of Hasselt and Leuven in Belgium and other European Research Institutes published today an article in The Lancet Healthy Longevity that shows data underpinning the groundbreaking idea that analysis of a small urine sample provides information on a person’s biological age and the probability of that a person will age healthy.

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