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Synonyms for senesce

grow old or older

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While untreated cells typically start to senesce after 50 divisions, those that received the telomerase-activating gene showed no signs of slowing down even after 20 additional doublings (as of the time the report was submitted).
While skin cells normally senesce after about 60 doublings, some of the altered cells continue to have long telomeres after having divided nearly 120 times, with no sign of stopping.
This work depicts that REC increased both in control and packages treatments as the fruit senesce.
Growth accelerates with warmer spring temperatures, but when the rainy season ends in late spring the annual grasses characterizing much of the state's rangelands mature and senesce (dry and die).
It is normally planted in the autumn or early spring and mowed before it begins to senesce.
Pods ripen by early fall as the above-ground tissues senesce and seeds are released as the pods dehisce or fragment.
torreyi plants tended to senesce during the same period that larvae were feeding on them (P.
Early-season annuals and nitrogen-fixers set seed and senesce by early in the dry season (approximately May), whereas late-season annuals remain in rosette form through the wet season, then flower from June to October (Gulmonet al.
The quest made use of cancer cells, which presumably harbor genetic mutations that rob them of their ability to senesce.
This is important because under conditions of heat and drought stress, ethylene signals flowers to abort, leaves to senesce and causes other negative effects, limiting the plant's productivity," said Trent Leopold, AgroFresh Vice President of Strategic Market Development.
c) The flowers begin to senesce and more than 34 tubular florets are developed [3].
Between 5 and 10 years, the eucalypt overstorey species begin to dominate and litterfall increases rapidly as many of the Acacia in the understorey senesce and die.
Because evergreen plants usually form new leaves at the same time as old leaf cohorts senesce, it has been considered that the old leaves supply nutrients to the new leaves through translocation (Shaver 1981, 1983).