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March 18, 2010

Spontaneous reversal of the developmental aging of normal human cells following transcriptional reprogramming

"Conclusion: Prematurely aged (shortened) telomeres appears to be a common feature of iPS cells created by current pluripotency protocols. However, the spontaneous appearance of lines that express sufficient telomerase activity to extend telomere length may allow the reversal of developmental aging in human cells for use in regenerative medicine."

Read more in Regenerative Medicine, March 16, 2010.

Comment: Not an HIV article, but possibly relevant to cure research.