Funding for this research was provided by:
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (RI 704/4-1, WA 1706/8-1)
Received: 7 May 2021
Accepted: 22 October 2021
First Online: 5 November 2021
Change Date: 13 August 2022
Change Type: Update
Change Details: Missing Open Access funding information has been added in the Funding Note.
: All procedures performed in studies involving human tissue were in concordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/ or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards (approved by the Ethics Committee at the Medical Faculty of Heinrich-Heine University: HEBE-project, study number 5049). This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.
: Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study and/ or from legal representatives.
: WW is cofounder of Cygenia GmbH (ExternalRef removed) that may provide a service for analysis of epigenetic age. Apart from this, the authors have no conflict of interest to declare that are relevant to the content of this article.