Measurement of Metabolite Changes in Senescent Cells by Mass Spectrometry

  • Christopher D. WileyEmail author
  • Sonnet Davis
  • Arvind Ramanathan
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1896)


Senescent cells display altered metabolic signatures that can either be causal for aspects the senescent phenotype, or act as biomarkers for senescence. Steady state levels of multiple metabolites change with senescence, and can be detected using analytical methods. Here, we describe a liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry (LC-MS) method for detecting altered metabolites from cultured senescent cells.

Key words

Senescence Mass spectrometry Metabolomics Metabolites 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher D. Wiley
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sonnet Davis
    • 1
  • Arvind Ramanathan
    • 1
  1. 1.Buck Institute for Research on AgingNovatoUSA

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