Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, December 16th, 2004
Eukaryotic cells undergo arrest and enter apoptosis in response to short telomeres. Presently, L.Y. Hao and colleagues, Johns Hopkins University, showed that T cells from late generation mTR(-/-) mice that lack telomerase displayed increased apoptosis when stimulated to enter the cell cycle.
Gamma-H2AX, a damage...
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