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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Progeria follow up.

I mentioned progeria in one of my posts, this week, and how I proposed it would be a depletion of stem cells, as opposed to a depletion of cells, in general. As is often the case, it turns out someone else is already working on that idea. Oddly enough, it's even one of my committee members. While waiting for my committee to finish deliberating on my fate, I saw a paper tacked up on the wall:

Progeria of Stem Cells: Stem Cell Exhaustion in Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome

Oh well. At the very least, it's nice to know I wasn't wrong. (=


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