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Is telomere length a biomarker of aging? A review

Mather, Karen; Jorm, Anthony F; Parslow, Ruth; Christensen, Helen


Telomeres, the DNA-protein structures located at the ends of chromosomes, have been proposed to act as a biomarker of aging. In this review, the human evidence that telomere length is a biomarker of aging is evaluated. Although telomere length is implicat

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glq180


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