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Can we exploit telomere transfer to rejuvenate certain cell types?

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Antonio Carusillo
Antonio Carusillo Oct 12, 2020

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[2]Gaudino SJ, Kumar P. Cross-Talk Between Antigen Presenting Cells and T Cells Impacts Intestinal Homeostasis, Bacterial Infections, and Tumorigenesis. Front Immunol. 2019;10:360. Published 2019 Mar 6. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2019.00360

[3]Dustin ML. The immunological synapse. Arthritis Res. 2002;4 Suppl 3(Suppl 3):S119-S125. doi:10.1186/ar559

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Can we hijack the mechanism mid-way and exploit the lipid vesicles?

Subash Chapagain
Subash Chapagain Nov 23, 2020

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