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View Resource Extending Cellular Life-Span with Telomerase

This Science magazine site contains full text of a research article: "Extension of Life-Span by Introduction of Telomerase into Normal Human Cells," by Andrea G. Bodnar et. al. (January 16, 1998; Vol 279, No. 5349--available in Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only) describes the Telomerase finding and includes a commentary by Titia de Lange of Rockefeller University's Laboratory of Cell Biology and...

http://www.sciencemag.org/site/feature/data/telomerase/telom...
View Resource Biochemistry (Moscow): Telomere, Telomerase, Cancer, and Aging

This Special Issue of Biochemistry (Moscow), (Volume 62 (1997), Number 11) includes several technical review articles on telomere, telomerase, cancer and aging. There has been a recent finding regarding telomerase, a gene which affects the mechanisms controlling human cell replication. The site above provides general information on telomerase, current telomere research, and the use of telemorase...

http://www.protein.bio.msu.ru/biokhimiya/contents/v62/ToC621...
View Resource Mice Offer Lessons on Aging

The Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's Science Beat offers interesting feature articles about research from Berkeley lab and partner organizations. This article offers a fascinating look at aging research utilizing transgenic mice -- an inquiry into "the genetic roots of aging in everyone." The article includes Web links to related material from the institutions participating in these research...

http://newscenter.lbl.gov/2003/04/04/mice-offer-lessons-on-a...