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Telomere Length and Telomerase Activity; A Yin and Yang of Cell Senescence
 

Telomere Length and Telomerase Activity; A Yin and Yang of Cell Senescence

Article DOI: 10.3791/50246
May 22nd, 2013

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Summary May 22nd, 2013

An accurate, short, sophisticated and cheap method is described that assesses telomere length in multiple tissues and species using qRT-PCR. In addition, we will describe a simple assay to assess telomerase activity as a complementary backbone test for telomere length.

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