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G-quadruplex motifs are also present at the ends of chromosomes (telomeres), and therefore G-quadruplex structures may also be involved in maintaining chromosome stability. Indeed, telomeric DNA G-quadruplexes have been isolated from genomic DNA using small-molecule ligands11 and, moreover, the application of such small molecules leads to cell death through the displacement of protective telomeric protein components
Originally posted by VeritasAequitas
reply to post by Krakatoa
So isn't cancer by that logic; the opposite effect of immortality?
Cancer - Infinite bad cells
Immortality - Infinite good cells