Short telomeres: Cause or consequence of aging?

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Abstract

Questions about mechanisms, about the direction of causality, and about cellular heterogeneity complicate interpretation of claims associating short telomeres with adverse health outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)577-578
Number of pages2
JournalAging cell
Volume5
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2006

Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Cellular heterogeneity
  • Leukocytes
  • Stress
  • Telomeres

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aging
  • Cell Biology

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