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Curr Biol. 1998 Feb 26;8(5):R178-81.

Telomeres and senescence: the history, the experiment, the future.

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Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 617 Hunterian Building, 725 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA. cgreider@bs.jhmi.edu

Abstract

Telomere length has been proposed to signal entry into cellular senescence. Expression of the human telomerase subunit, hTERT, in primary cells now shows that these cells bypass senescence.

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