Published in Cancer Weekly, December 22nd, 1997
Maria A. Blasco and her colleagues presented their findings at the American Society of Hematology's 39th Annual Meeting held December 5-9, 1997, in San Diego, California.
Telomeres, or chromosome ends, play a vital role in the biology of normal and malignant cells. Scientists have observed that almost all cancers have telomerase activity and assumed that telomerase is crucial for the progression of malignancy.
Blasco, of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York and of the Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia in Madrid, Spain, and fellow...
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