"Telomere Shortening" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The loss of some TELOMERE sequence during DNA REPLICATION of the first several base pairs of a linear DNA molecule; or from DNA DAMAGE. Cells have various mechanisms to restore length (TELOMERE HOMEOSTASIS.) Telomere shortening is involved in the progression of CELL AGING.
- Telomere Shortening
- Shortening, Telomere
- Shortenings, Telomere
- Telomere Shortenings
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Telomere Shortening" by people in Profiles.
Pharmacodynamics of telomerase inhibition and telomere shortening by noncytotoxic suramin. AAPS J. 2015 Jan; 17(1):268-76.
Smoking accelerates aging of the small airway epithelium. Respir Res. 2014 Sep 24; 15:94.
Novel neuroendocrine and metabolic mechanism provides the patented platform for important rejuvenation therapies: targeted therapy of telomere attrition and lifestyle changes of telomerase activity with the timing of neuron-specific imidazole-containing dipeptide-dominant pharmaconutrition provision. Recent Pat Endocr Metab Immune Drug Discov. 2014; 8(3):153-79.
Short leukocyte telomere length predicts risk of diabetes in american indians: the strong heart family study. Diabetes. 2014 Jan; 63(1):354-62.