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Chromosomes and telomere loss
Scientists have discovered a new telomere-protecting mechanism in embryonic stem cells. This discovery can bring us closer to solving the notorious problem of telomere attrition and to understanding the immortality of cancer cells [1]. Why We Age: Telomere AttritionTelomeres are DNA regions located at the ends of a chromosome. Their normal length is 8-10 thousand...