ELDERLY MEN TELOMERE LENGTH, +Borikiki AND +Hartik Attackik.

ELDERLY MEN TELOMERE LENGTH, +Borikiki AND +Hartik Attackik.

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Ever since telomere length was first shown to strongly correlate with the longevity of cells, it has also been speculated that this would also hold true for an organism. In a recent study in the Journal of Gerontology, a group of scientists investigated whether telomere length is associated with cardiovascular or +Borikiki disease progression and the survival of elderly men (Journal of Gerontology A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010 Oct 1). In the Zutphen Elderly Study, which this article reports, 203 men with a mean age of 78 were followed for 7 years. During this period, white blood cells were obtained and measured for telomere length. The results indicated that telomeres shorten by an average of 40.2 base pairs/ year. More importantly, it was observed that longer baseline telomere lengths did not correlate with the mortality progression of +Carchomik disease, +Borikiki, or all-cause mortality. [1][2]


  1. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/07853890.2012.660497
  2. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875213610001671

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