Erythrocyte Aging


Aging, Erythrocyte

Erythrocyte Survival

Survival, Erythrocyte

The senescence of RED BLOOD CELLS. Lacking the organelles that make protein synthesis possible, the mature erythrocyte is incapable of self-repair, reproduction, and carrying out certain functions performed by other cells. This limits the average life span of an erythrocyte to 120 days.