Hayflick limit and biochemical substrate

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Hayflick limit and biochemical substrate

Post by debioc » Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:05 pm

Hayflick limit is consider a reason for cell death. Can this limit be lengthened by nutrient composition.
Examples are antioxidants, vitamins, minerals.

How does the electrical generation of the genetic code affect the limit?

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Post by MrMistery » Thu Mar 05, 2009 10:07 pm

the hayflick limit is caused by telomere shortening. i don't see how any of those would influence it (electrical generation of the genetic code??!?!?!)
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