telomere


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either (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome

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Led by Deliang Tang and Frederica Perera at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, the research team analyzed telomere length in the umbilical cord blood of 255 newborns, about half of whom were born before the plant closure and half conceived and born after.
Single Stem Cell Imaging and Analysis Reveals Telomere Length Differences in Diseased Human and Mouse Skeletal Muscles," Stem Cell Reports, September 2017 DOI: 10.
In fact, the damage seems to promote telomere lengthening.
The team suspect that the oxidation stress caused by alcohol abuse may lead to the telomere shortening.
The findings from our study validated recent findings on the telomere binding role of ZBTB48.
The Cardiff team analysed samples from 134 myeloma patients, 80 MDS patients and 95 AML patients to see whether telomere length influences survival in these blood cancers.
Young people with asthma also have evidence of telomere shortening, according to the preliminary research by John R.
Both told me that my telomeres were much longer than those of the average person my age.
In comparison with subjects who reported no coffee intake, women who consumed two cups of coffee per day had a 29% higher chance of having average telomere length that was above the median of the group.
The review, published in the August 2016 issue of European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that specific foods, including processed meats, cereals, and sugar-sweetened beverages, were associated with shorter telomere length, while traditional Mediterranean dietary patterns--rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, seafood and olive oil--were linked with longer telomere length.
After just two weeks, great tits raised in urban environments had shorter telomeres regardless of where they were born, the team reports June 14 in Biology Letters.
Since oxidative stress is linked to both telomere attrition and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) damage in cardiomyocytes (Moslehi et al.
To recap, a telomere is a tiny substance that's attached to the ends of chromosomes, and its length is correlated closely with your health and longevity.
The pathogenetic processes leading to IPF are still not completely understood, but in a subset of patients telomere dysfunction plays a key role [2].