Human genetics: Testing telomerase

Robert A Marciniak, Leonard Guarente

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Abstract

The molecular defect in the human disease dyskeratosis congenita is a reduction in function of telomerase. This discovery provides a direct test of the importance of this enzyme in ageing and cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)370-373
Number of pages4
JournalNature
Volume413
Issue number6854
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 27 2001

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Dyskeratosis Congenita
Telomerase
Medical Genetics
Genetic Testing
Enzymes
Neoplasms

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Human genetics : Testing telomerase. / Marciniak, Robert A; Guarente, Leonard.

In: Nature, Vol. 413, No. 6854, 27.09.2001, p. 370-373.

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Marciniak, RA & Guarente, L 2001, 'Human genetics: Testing telomerase', Nature, vol. 413, no. 6854, pp. 370-373. https://doi.org/10.1038/35096663
Marciniak, Robert A ; Guarente, Leonard. / Human genetics : Testing telomerase. In: Nature. 2001 ; Vol. 413, No. 6854. pp. 370-373.
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