Telomere shortening, ageing, and chromosome damage

Telomere shortening, ageing, and chromosome damage

Author KormannBortolotto, M. H. Google Scholar
Borsatto, B. Google Scholar
Smith, MDC Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract A relationship between telomere shortening and ageing has been established. A series of young and elderly healthy donors, Alzheimer disease patients, young and old Down's syndrome individuals were cytogenetically analyzed. No preferential damage in distal bands was seen in age-related chromosome instability.
Keywords ageing
chromosome instability
telomere shortening
Language English
Date 1996-07-31
Published in Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. Clare: Elsevier Sci Ireland Ltd, v. 89, n. 1, p. 45-49, 1996.
ISSN 0047-6374 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent 45-49
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:A1996UX26500004

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