Very well said! If there is any evidence that simply making a cell
express telomerase increases its chances of becoming cancerous I hope
he or she will post it.
Take care and have a nice day.
On Fri, 25 Sep 1998 01:02:33 GMT, andrewmason at my-dejanews.com wrote:
>>>> Uh... yeah, right. An antibiotic that you can't deliver where it needs
>> to go, and that causes cancer, and that isn't effective on many of the
>> strains that could be causing your sore throat anyway. Not to mention a
>> new problem that comes to mind, whichI am posting as a separate message.
>>>James, can you cite the research that shows that adding telomerase to
>normal cells makes them cancerous. My impression was that the experiments done
>by Geron immortalized human fibroblasts and did not turn them cancerous.
>>Just because most (not all) cancer cells express telomerase, it does not mean
>that all cells that express telomerase are cancerous. If you repeat an opinion
>often enough people may accept it as fact, but that doesn't make it true.
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