resetting the ageing clock

Iuval Clejan clejan at jump.net
Sat Aug 22 23:20:29 EST 1998


Is there any evidence that a clock resetting mechanism occurs in mammals
from generation to generation, akin to the ERCs in yeast segregating to
the mother cell? I haven't read all the mitochondria related posts
carefully yet, but I did skim something saying that there is a strong
selection process for the egg, and I seem to recall that all the
mitochondria of the zygote come from the egg, not the sperm. Is that it?





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