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Nat Cell Biol. 2002 Feb;4(2):E25-7.

Limits to lifespan.

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Cancer Research Campaign, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology and Department of Biochemistry, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK. alison.lloyd@ucl.ac.uk

Abstract

It has long-been accepted that normal somatic cells have intrinsic mechanisms that limit their proliferative lifespan. Recent work has now challenged this view by demonstrating that extrinsic factors might be determining proliferative potential.

PMID:
11835050
DOI:
10.1038/ncb0202-e25
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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