Todd A Carter
tac2 at vanakam.cc.columbia.edu
Mon Apr 1 09:16:16 EST 1996
In article <315C29EC.7220 at ucsd.edu>, Oliver Bogler <obogler at ucsd.edu> wrote:
>This is all very interesting, but you seem to unaware that there is no evidence of a
>connection between telomere length/cellular ageing and organismal ageing. Organismal
Except for the fact that cell cultures from Werner Syndrome patients can
go throught significantly fewer passes than those taken from "normal"
individuals of the same age. This is also true in "normal ageing," where
a cell culture from an infant can be passed more times than one from an
elderky individual. Of course, this doesn't prove anything, it's just a
correlation, and no cause and effect can be defined here.
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