Thankfully, telomere shortening causes them to mutate and mutation triggers self-destruction. What we want is to preserve the critical stem cells.
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Chromosomal damage is inevitable and desirable; it’s the repair that causes problems

Sound counter-intuitive? When I say desirable I mean that we don’t want low value, non-stem cells to stay around. They are like worker bees. Thankfully, telomere shortening causes them to mutate and mutation triggers self-destruction. What we want is to preserve the critical stem cells.

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