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Caption: Satellite DNA (green and red) 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, early marker of senescence that may have important implications for aging and cancer.
Credit: Swanson et al., 2013
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