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1. (WO2017155100) A METHOD, AN APPARATUS, A SYSTEM AND A KIT FOR DETERMINING THE EXTENT OF AGING

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/155100    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/009758
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 11 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G01N 33/68
Applicants: OKINAWA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL CORPORATION
Inventors: YANAGIDA Mitsuhiro
KONDOH Hiroshi
TERUYA Takayuki
Title: A METHOD, AN APPARATUS, A SYSTEM AND A KIT FOR DETERMINING THE EXTENT OF AGING
Abstract:
It is an object of the present invention to provide a novel method capable of simply and accurately determining the extent of aging. The present invention is related to a method for determining the extent of aging in which a blood metabolite is used as an indicator. Preferably, at least one selected from the group consisting of whole blood, Red blood cells and plasma from a subject is used as a sample, and a blood metabolite in the sample is used as an indicator.