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This isn't how reverse aging would work. Your cells would be younger you wouldn't get smaller or anything. Your body replaces all the cells contained in it every 10 years. So at any one given time the oldest cell is 10 years old. New cells are created via the bone marrow and dispersed through the body. The copy of the DNA gets slowly damaged over time as the RNA gets damaged. Science y'all. Science.
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Given your scenario of physically being younger for the sake of being younger I wouldn't care for it and would easily decline. I'm also not sure what good it would do me, I occasionally get mistaken for a high school student still due to how short I am anyway

If the scenario was going back in time however, I'd probably opt for either my high school years again or like 3rd or 4th grade. The former since most of my friends hadn't yet fled from my expensive and boring hometown and the latter so I could enjoy summers without needing to work.
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I'd choose 17. That way I can be the prime of my reaction time but not be childish
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riverjustice wrote:

Fred what is your take on telemeres?


I've read somewhere, as I've mentioned before in another thread. When you reverse a normal aged specialized cell like 80 years old cell with Yamanaka factors, it slowly changes into a stem cell. This stem cell would have DNA damage, telomere length, and mitochondria damage restored, which seems fairly reasonable. I've read the research on Google, but I can no longer find it.

P.S For those who are interested, Google Salk, reverse aging


hwolverine1 wrote:

This isn't how reverse aging would work. Your cells would be younger you wouldn't get smaller or anything. Your body replaces all the cells contained in it every 10 years. So at any one given time the oldest cell is 10 years old. New cells are created via the bone marrow and dispersed through the body. The copy of the DNA gets slowly damaged over time as the RNA gets damaged. Science y'all. Science.


That is a good point about body shape, but your body shape remains the same at around age 30 as long as you do not become fatter or thinner . Therefore going from age 80 to age 30 is entirely possible assuming you have the same body build

P.S Yes you can restore DNA damage, the 10 years old cell sounds confusing, is the information credible? not accusing you or anything
Posted 8/4/17
Then we'd become unfertilized ovum.
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