Werner's Syndrome, Cancer, Aging14 years, 12 months ago
Posted on Aug 24, 2004, 11 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
(From EurekAlert). Modern investigations into accelerated aging disorders (Progeria and Werner's syndrome) are teaching scientists a great deal about the way in which the aging process works. The links between aging, telomeres - the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes that get shorter with each cell division - and cancer have been receiving a lot of attention in recent years.
View the Article Under Discussion: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-08/uotm-mmo081904.php
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