Number of cell divisions in a lifetime

Value 1E+16 Divisions
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Alberts et al., Molecular biology of the cell, 1994 3rd edition, Garland Publishing New York & London p.1260 3rd paragraph
Comments “Something on the order of 10^16 cell divisions take place in a human body in the course of a lifetime”
Entered by Uri M
ID 108562