Qing-Bao Sun

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AIMS Skeletal muscle is a major metabolic organ and plays important roles in glucose metabolism, insulin sensitivity and insulin action. Muscle telomere length reflects the myocyte's exposure to harmful environmental factors. Leukocyte telomere length is considered a marker of muscle telomere length and is used in epidemiologic studies to assess(More)
OBJECTIVE Carnitine, the only carrier for fatty acid to enter mitochondria for oxidation, has significant effects on serum lipids metabolism and male fertility. This study aimed to investigate the correlation of serum carnitine levels with sex and age among healthy Chinese adults in Nanjing. METHODS We obtained fasting blood samples from 347 healthy(More)
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