Published in Blood Weekly, October 7th, 2004
According to a recent review published in the journal Annual Review of Nutrition, "Cell replication is tightly controlled in normal tissues and aberrant during disease progression, such as in tumorigenesis."
"The replication of cells can be divided into four distinct phases: Gap 1 (G1 ), synthesis (S), gap 2 (G2 ), and mitosis (M). The progression from one phase to the next is intricately regulated and has many "checkpoints" that take into account cellular status and environmental cues," said B.L. Bohnsack and colleagues.
"Among the modulators of cell cycle...
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