Telomeric Theory of Aging

Jennifer Ann Petersen jennifer at jenniferpetersen.com
Fri Aug 21 08:37:52 EST 1998


JL Martinez wrote in message <6ri02m$aae$1 at talia.mad.ibernet.es>...
>    The KO of telomerase was done with the RNA component of the telomerase.
>Mice die at the sixth generation and suffer shortening of the telomeres in
>each generation.


I assume the sterility was due to shortening of the telomerase in the germ
cells?





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