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, vol.37, no.6, pp.592-597, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nefro.2017.03.025
  • Title of Journal : NEFROLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.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.