Hayflick number and Telemorase

Jonathon Alexander joi at ozemail.com.au
Sun Oct 16 05:43:23 EST 1994


LifeExtSer (lifeextser at aol.com) wrote:
: Anybody have any info on this enzyme?  It is supposed to add telomeres
: back onto the end of DNA, and thereby reset the Hayflick counter.  It was
: on this group, or perhaps sci.life-extension awhile back, but I haven't
: seen any study results from testing on live animals.  Seems like this
: would be a great way to see just how important the Hayflick number is.

There was a brief but significant article near the front of a recent 
Scientific American, might be June, July, August, on Telomeres. I posted a 
reference to it to sci.life-extension. I believe it is called telomerase.

Regards John Alexander




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