Published in Cancer Weekly, May 4th, 1998
In a paper published in the April 9, 1998, issue of Nature, research by Dr. Ron DePinho, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Dr. Carole Greider, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, and colleagues showed that telomerase deficient mice suffer a decline in tissue and organ function when, after a certain number of cell divisions, telomeres become critically short. The result points to the telomere as a central mechanism in cell aging.
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