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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Mutations accumulate in human B lymphocytes with increasing age, according to a new single-cell sequencing study.

This buildup of somatic DNA mutations is thought to be a driver of both cancer and aging. To examine this, researchers from the US and China sequenced human B lymphocytes isolated from healthy people ranging in age from a few months to more than 100 years.

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