I have been doing some reading on the internet about Lipofuscin. It
seems like it accumilates in the body, especially in non-dividing
tissus and organs, and could very possible cause harm to the body.
But the main reason I have made this post is that I am very curious as
to whether Lipofuscin is related to Adavanced Glycation End Products
that also accumilate in the body.
Does anyone know if AGEs and Lipofuscin are related to each other? If
so then could you explain how they are related?
I found the following definition on the internet, which was very
interesting in my opinion.
lipofuscin- a yellow-brown pigmented waste material deposited in many
nerve and skin cells, where it is believed to interfere with cellular
metabolism. Lipofuscin is made up of cross-linked, peroxidized lipids
and cross-linked proteins. Lipofuscin deposits in skin are
colloquially called "age spots" or "liver spots".
If the above definition is correct, could an AGE breaker like ALT-711
break apart and eliminate LIPOFUSCIN from the human body?