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A study of DNA rearrangements in roundworm chromosomes may offer new insight into large-scale genome duplications that occur in developing tumors.
Animals that reproduce asexually by somatic cloning have special mechanisms that delay ageing provide exceptionally good health.
MALAGA, Spain, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Groundbreaking research touting the benefits of telomerase activation has been published in Aging Cell, the # 1 journal in geriatrics and gerontology.
UCSF scientists are reporting several studies showing that psychological stress leads to shorter telomeres â€“ the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes that are a measure of cell age and, thus, health.
A common genetic variation links to both bladder cancer risk and to the length of protective caps found on the ends of chromosomes, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reported today at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting.
Using new genetic information, scientists have linked a commonly found human genetic variant with both longer telomeres and reduced risk of bladder cancer.
MADRID, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Length the new biotechnology company that measures the length of telomeres, announced that Dr. Jerry W. Shay has been appointed as a Scientific Advisor. Stephen J. Matlin, CEO, Life Length said, "We are delighted to welcome Dr.
New evidence has emerged from studies in mice that short telomeres or "caps" at the ends of chromosomes may predispose people to age-related diabetes.
It's been nearly 10 years since Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) scientists Kun Ping Lu, MD, PhD and Xiao Zhen Zhou, MD, discovered PinX1, the first potent endogenous protein shown to inhibit telomerase in mammals.
MENLO PARK, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telome Health, Inc. (THI) officially launched today with an exclusive worldwide intellectual property portfolio.
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