The Effect of Hydrocortisone on DNA Synthesis and Cell Division during Aging in Vitro

  • V. J. Cristofalo
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 53)


Several years ago, during the course of our studies on lysosomes in aging human diploid cells, we observed a small but consistent increase in the lifespan of cultures grown in the presence of 14μM hydrocortisone (HC).


Glutamine Synthetase Label Nucleus Human Diploid Cell Hydrocortisone Effect Human Diploid Cell Strain 
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  • V. J. Cristofalo
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  1. 1.Wistar Institute of Anatomy and BiologyPhiladelphiaUSA

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