Hayflick limit for rapid dividing cells

Kingsley G. Morse Jr. kingsley at hh.sbay.org
Wed Oct 12 14:03:10 EST 1994


Dr. Bob Becker says that small electric currents cause fibroblast cells to
dedifferentiate into all other types of cells, as one sees in regenerating
limbs of amphibians and normal mammal development. 

My point is that the Hayflick "limit" may not be insurmountable as long as
one has fibroblast cells.

Dr. Becker has done some really cool experiments with limb regeneration 
in mammals. He used (uses?) small electric currents. Watch this spot.




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