Telomeres in disease

@inproceedings{Calado2012TelomeresID,
  title={Telomeres in disease},
  author={Rodrigo T. Calado and Neal S. Young},
  booktitle={F1000 medicine reports},
  year={2012}
}
Telomeres and telomere repair are basic molecular features of cells possessing linear DNA chromosomes and defects in them result in various diseases. This review examines recent advances in understanding these diseases, particularly at a molecular level, and in relating telomere dysfunction to clinical diseases. We also discuss the potential role of telomere elongation as a therapy in diseases, and more controversially, the prevention/reversal of aging. 
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