immortalized cells

Andrew K. Groves grovesa at
Wed Nov 22 12:31:32 EST 1995

In article <lulyDIEp1n.1pL at>, luly at (Robert Luly) wrote:

> Since most living things use the same copy process, yet have
> *RADICALLY* differing life spans, seems to suggest some other
> mechanism for ageing than a poor copy process or cell damage don't you
> think?

In primates there is pretty good evidence for a correlation between brain
size and longevity.

Andy Groves
Division of Biology, 216-76
California Institute of Technology

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