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Choose your aging challenge and read-out

Standard aging tests may be conducted using a range of distinct aging challenges and read-outs, to give you a wide variety of options.

Aging Challenges

Aging challenges fall into 4 different categories:

Extrinsic Acute
Cells are challenged with UV or broad-spectrum light.

Intrinsic Acute
Cells are challenged with an oxidative stress, such as peroxide.

Intrinsic Chronic
Cells are aged over several weeks in VitroAge medium. No external challenges required.

Recovery of cells following one of the challenges listed above.


Following the aging challenge, there are a variety of possible end-points that can be analysed.

In addition, the chronic aging VitroAge model features:

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