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DNA Unravels in Senescent Cell

Caption: Satellite DNA (green) is compact in a normal proliferative cell (left) but distended in a nonproliferative senescent cell (right). A study in The Journal of Cell Biology identifies a common marker of senescence that could have important implications for aging and cancer.

Credit: Swanson et al., 2013

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