Age-related Degeneration Reversed In Mice For The First Time

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Telomeres , at the ends of chromosomes,  are like the caps on the end of shoelaces and similarly prevent DNA unravelling, which has been associated with ageing. They are controlled by telomerase and switching on telomerase had dramatic effects on ageing processes in this research.
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