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1. (WO2018157905) NOVEL BIOMARKER OF AGEING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/157905    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/000297
Publication Date: Sat Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G01N 33/50
Applicants: MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V.
Inventors: ANTEBI, Adam
TIKU, Varnesh
Title: NOVEL BIOMARKER OF AGEING
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a marker that can be used as aging biomarker. More specifically, the present invention relates to the analysis of nucleolar size as a biomarker for aging and metabolic health and its relation to the virtual age of animals, including humans. The aging biomarker of the invention can be used to study the effect of medication, food compounds and/or special diets on the wellness and virtual age of animals, including humans.