telomerase

Vincenzo Nardi-Dei vinz at PCLSP2.KUICR.KYOTO-U.AC.JP
Thu Jun 2 11:34:13 EST 1994


>The idea is that the death clock is a second line of defence against cancer.
>That to be a "success" and cancerous mutation must overcome both the normal
>controls on growth and the death clock. This would enourmously decrease the
>likelyhood of any given mutation being dangerous.
>
>Malcom

This, being maybe thrue, does not exclude the importance of the second 
principle of the thermodinamic in the process of aging.

-- Vincenzo





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