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The beginning of the end

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Studies in mice and humans suggest that cellular senescence, the cessation of cell proliferation that is known to suppress cancer and promote ageing, may have evolved to regulate embryonic development.

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Figure 1: Senescence modules.

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Campisi, J. The beginning of the end. Nature 505, 35–36 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature12844

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