Dedifferentiating cells grows telomeres

Discussion of the 2009 Noble Prize in Medicine, focusing on substances that reduce telomere shortening by activating the human telomerase enzyme

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Dedifferentiating cells grows telomeres

Post Number:#1  Post by ofonorow » Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:55 am

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-02/cndi-vr013117.php

"We have found that when you induce cell dedifferentiation in an adult organism, the telomeres become longer, which is consistent with cellular rejuvenation", explains María A. Blasco, head of the CNIO Telomeres and Telomerase Group and leader of this research. This lengthening of the telomeres is an unequivocal sign of cell rejuvenation, which has been quantified for the first time here in a living organism.
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