C. Elegans ageing and cell division

Timothy Freeman tsf at CS.CMU.EDU
Wed Dec 22 13:49:14 EST 1993


In article <2f9abo$ruq at mserv1.dl.ac.uk> Sydney Shall <S.Shall at sussex.ac.uk> writes:

   Vaughn Gehle has explained that C. Elegans has no cell division in
   the adult form (except in the germ cells); and he comments that this
   makes it a good model for the ageing of the mammalian brain.
	   I would add also for mammalian muscle tissue.

Don't muscle cells divide when people do body building to get bigger muscles?
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