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MUTATIONAL MELTDOWN

How to get old without aging

Nature Plantsvolume 3pages916917 (2017) | Download Citation

The low number of mutations in multiple sectors from a 234-year-old oak tree reveals possible mechanisms to avoid the irreversible build-up of mutations in long-lived plants.

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    • Cris Kuhlemeier

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