Hayflick limit

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Hayflick limit

[′hā‚flik ‚lim·ət]
(physiology)
The finite replicative capacity of normal somatic cells.
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Not long ago, the microbiologist Leonard Hayflick was asked what had changed since he began his career 55 years ago.
Past recipients include Professor Leonard Hayflick, who discovered the Hayflick limit to cell division, and Emeritus Professor of the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, Professor Tom Kirkwood CBE who proposed the evolutionary concept of disposable soma.
Vaccination is a particularly important issue to think about now, given the rise of an anti-vaccine movement that has the potential to reverse the health gains achieved through one of the most powerful interventions in medical history," co-author Leonard Hayflick, from the University of California, San Francisco, said in (https://news.
Biologists Leonard Hayflick and Colin Blakemore appearas skeptical counterpoints.
The Hayflick limit, named after Leonard Hayflick, is the limit on the number of times a given cell can divide.
com)-- Gerontologist Leonard Hayflick (born 20 May 1928) is widely known for his research in cell biology and the ageing process.
This phenomenon is known as the Hayflick limit, after Leonard Hayflick, who with Paul Moorhead described it in 1961 while at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia.
Por la misma epoca, Alexsei Matveevich Olovnikov, un desconocido cientifico ruso, hallo el eslabon entre el problema de la replicacion terminal -enunciado por Watson-y la senescencia celular, a su vez previamente descrita por Leonard Hayflick.
Hall gives special attention to biologist Leonard Hayflick.
The laboratory was opened yesterday by Dr Leonard Hayflick, a scientist at the University of California and one of the world's leading experts in ageing.
One such figure is Leonard Hayflick, the iconoclastic biologist for whom the famous "Hayflick limit" is named.