Telomeric Theory of Aging

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

JL Martinez wrote in message <6ri02m$aae$1 at>...
>    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

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