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C.M. Counter, J. Gupta, C.B. Harley, B. Leber, S. Bacchetti, "Telomerase activity in normal leukocytes and hematologic malignancies," Blood, 85:2315-20, 1995. (Cited in nearly 50 publications as of December 1996) Comments by Silvia Bacchetti, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
TALLYING TELOMERASE: McMaster University’s Silvia Bacchetti and Chris Counter were the first to detect telomerase in noncancerous somatic cells.
Prior to the publication of this paper, comments Silvia Bacchetti, a professor of molecular biology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, researchers believed that outside of cancer cells telomerase would be present only in cells of...