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Enzyme that affects aging, cancer decoded – study

Elated scientists announced Wednesday the completion of a 20-year quest to map the complex enzyme thought to forestall aging by repairing the tips of chromosomes in plants and animals, including humans. Decoding the architecture of the enzyme, called telomerase, could lead to drugs that slow or block the aging process, along with new treatments for cancer, they reported in the journal Nature. It has been a long time coming, lead investigator Kathleen Collins, a molecular biologist at the University of

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