Hayflick limit for rapid dividing cells

Tsung-Jui Yeh tjyeh at soda.CSUA.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Oct 5 22:26:04 EST 1994


I was wondering about the Hayflick limit for rapid dividing cells like 
ones that line the stomach and also cells of the cornea.  Do these cells 
have the same Hayflick limit as fibroblasts?  If so, why can these cells 
afford to divide so fast?

Thanks





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