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How is senescence of individual eukaryotic cells and tissues affected by gravity and zero-gravity environments? In other words, can eukaryotic cells live forever in space (given the appropriate nutrients)?

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    $\begingroup$ Why would you suspect this? There’s not really any good reason to think so. $\endgroup$ Sep 23 '15 at 18:36
  • $\begingroup$ @KonradRudolph I was thinking that the zero-gravity environment might lead to some cell signalling to for example create more telomerae.. something like that... $\endgroup$
    – TanMath
    Sep 23 '15 at 18:37
  • $\begingroup$ Wouldnt all the radiation be a factor too? $\endgroup$
    – Ro Siv
    Sep 24 '15 at 0:09
  • $\begingroup$ @RoSiv Yes it would $\endgroup$
    – TanMath
    Sep 24 '15 at 0:18

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