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No shorter telomeres in subjects with a family history of cardiovascular disease in the Asklepios study.

Authors
  • De Meyer, Tim
  • Van Daele, Caroline M
  • De Buyzere, Marc L
  • Denil, Simon
  • De Bacquer, Dirk
  • Segers, Patrick
  • Cooman, Luc
  • De Backer, Guy G
  • Gillebert, Thierry C
  • Bekaert, Sofie
  • Rietzschel, Ernst R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2012
Volume
32
Issue
12
Pages
3076–3081
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.300341
PMID: 23087363
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These findings cast serious doubt on the hypothesis that telomere length is shorter in families with an increased risk of CVD and do not support the Telomere Hypothesis of CVD.

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