ROS as a tumour suppressor?

  title={ROS as a tumour suppressor?},
  author={M. R. Ramsey and N. Sharpless},
  journal={Nature Cell Biology},
  • M. R. Ramsey, N. Sharpless
  • Published 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Cell Biology
  • Senescence is an important mechanism for suppressing mammalian tumours and it may also contribute to aging. A new study suggests that changes in the metabolism of oxygen radicals are important for establishing senescence and blocking cytokinesis to ensure senescent cells never divide again. 
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