NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – By delving into the genome of a supercentenarian, a team of researchers led by Erik Sistermans from the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam found some 450 somatic mutations that arose during the woman's lifetime, as they reported in Genome Research today.

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