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 in medical practice. Telomerase increases the life-span of a cell, and is thus central to both aging and cancer.
|Date of Scout Publication||1998-01-21|
|Archived Scout Publication URL||https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/1998/0121|
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