Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 32,681 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Telomenes - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Cells generate, repair and degenerate.
Cells divide and produce new cells and die.
Teomenes present in the chromosomes
Are spent at every new cell division
And when telomenes are totally spent,
The cells die. Thus comes aging and death.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 2, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, December 2, 2011

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