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Chromosome Separation in Cell Division


ScienceDaily (Nov. 27, 2010) — Scientists have discovered an amazingly simple way that cells stabilize their machinery for forcing apart chromosomes. Their findings are reported Nov. 25 inNature. When a cell gets ready to split into new cells, this stable set-up … Continue reading

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Yet More on Those Wonderful Telomeres


Protein Clamps Tight to Telomeres to Help Prevent Aging and Support Cancer ScienceDaily (Sep. 19, 2010) — The number of times our cells can divide is dictated by telomeres, stretches of DNA at the tips of our chromosomes. Understanding how telomeres … Continue reading

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