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Studium Generale | Kapteyn Lecture | Good News (and Bad) at the Ends of our Chromosomes - Titia de Lange

When:We 09-10-2019 20:00 - 21:30
Where:Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

When our cells divide, the ends of our chromosomes – the telomeres – get shorter. In the end, this causes cell duplication to stop: one of the mechanisms of ageing. So the popular belief is that telomere shortening is a bad thing, but actually it is not. More information