Telomerase activity in patients with stage 2-5D chronic kidney disease

Kidir V., Aynali A., ALTUNTAŞ A. , Inal S., ARIDOĞAN B. , Sezer M. T.

NEFROLOGIA, cilt.37, sa.6, ss.592-597, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.nefro.2017.03.025
  • Dergi Adı: NEFROLOGIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.592-597


Background: Molecular mechanisms of increased cardiovascular mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) associated with biological age are not well understood. Recent studies support the hypothesis that common factors responsible for this phenomenon are cellular aging and telomere dysfunction.