Telomere

A telomere is a region of repetitive DNA at the end of a chromosome, which protects the end of the chromosome from deterioration.
What are Telomeres?

Telomeres are crucial parts of the chromosome that act to protect them and ensure DNA replication is performed effectively.

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Restoring youthful TERT levels reverses aging phenotypes in preclinical models

Restoring youthful TERT levels reverses aging phenotypes in preclinical models

Study reveals new insight into how human telomeres function at the molecular level

Study reveals new insight into how human telomeres function at the molecular level

Young bone marrow transplants show promise in reversing Alzheimer's symptoms in mice

Young bone marrow transplants show promise in reversing Alzheimer's symptoms in mice

Family's rare telomere mutation reveals new insights into telomere flexibility and disease

Family's rare telomere mutation reveals new insights into telomere flexibility and disease

Life's Essential 8: key to reducing heart disease and mortality through epigenetics

Life's Essential 8: key to reducing heart disease and mortality through epigenetics

Enzyme implicated in telomere repair offers new avenues for cancer therapy

Enzyme implicated in telomere repair offers new avenues for cancer therapy

Study links early-life tobacco exposure to accelerated aging, urging preventive action

Study links early-life tobacco exposure to accelerated aging, urging preventive action

Does reproduction influence epigenetic aging in younger women?

Does reproduction influence epigenetic aging in younger women?

Protecting telomeres: ILF3 and the regulation of R-loop dynamics

Protecting telomeres: ILF3 and the regulation of R-loop dynamics

Penn State study examines how a person's telomeres are affected by caloric restriction

Penn State study examines how a person's telomeres are affected by caloric restriction

Nanopore sequencing unveils novel telomere length patterns

Nanopore sequencing unveils novel telomere length patterns

Regular late-life exercise has a beneficial impact on DNA damage and telomere dysfunction

Regular late-life exercise has a beneficial impact on DNA damage and telomere dysfunction

Vitamin D shows promise in targeting aging's biological mechanisms, study finds

Vitamin D shows promise in targeting aging's biological mechanisms, study finds

Link between gut microbiome and premature aging unveiled in chronic HIV patients

Link between gut microbiome and premature aging unveiled in chronic HIV patients

GV1001 exerts anti-aging effects in triple transgenic Alzheimer's mice

GV1001 exerts anti-aging effects in triple transgenic Alzheimer's mice

Magnesium's pivotal role in slowing aging's impact

Magnesium's pivotal role in slowing aging's impact

Discovery on housekeeping genetic elements reveals a novel avenue in cancer therapy

Discovery on housekeeping genetic elements reveals a novel avenue in cancer therapy

Air pollution may affect male reproduction via oxidative stress, says study

Air pollution may affect male reproduction via oxidative stress, says study

Study uncovers vast genomic diversity in Aboriginal Australian communities

Study uncovers vast genomic diversity in Aboriginal Australian communities

Vegan diet improves cardiovascular health in 8 weeks, twin study finds

Vegan diet improves cardiovascular health in 8 weeks, twin study finds

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