Wednesday, July 15, 2009

DNA-damaged Cells Communicate With Neighbors To Let Them Know They're In Trouble

ScienceDaily (July 14, 2009) — When cells experiencing DNA damage fail to repair themselves, they send a signal to their neighbors letting them know they're in trouble. The discovery, which shows that a process dubbed the DDR (DNA Damage Response) also controls communication from cell to cell, has implications for both cancer and aging.

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