The end segments of chromosomes believed to determine cellular life span.

Articles on that refer to Telomere

Human Cloning is the Least of It By Ray Kurzweil
Human Cloning is the Least Interesting Application of Cloning Technology By Ray Kurzweil
Reprogramming your Biochemistry for Immortality By Ray Kurzweil
Diary of an Immortal Man By Richard Dooling
The Alcor Conference on Extreme Life Extension By Ray Kurzweil
The Human Machine Merger: Why We Will Spend Most of Our Time in Virtual Reality in the Twenty-first Century By Ray Kurzweil
The Future of Life By Ray Kurzweil

News Articles that refer to Telomere

Telomere shortening may be early marker of cancer activity
Cellular aging clue discovered
NIH study: multivitamin use associated with telomere length
Ageing mechanism linked to X-chromosome
Shrinking telomeres linked to heart disease
Couch potato lifestyle may speed up ageing
Stress-generated cortisol found to cause premature aging of immune system
Chromosome caps presage the brain's decline
Cloned Mice Die Young, Japanese Team Finds
Can chromosomes be the elixir of youth?

Related Links

Telomere Club


Geron Corporation
Geron is a biopharmaceutical company exclusively focused on discovering, developing and commercializing therapeutic and diagnostic products to treat cancer and other age-related diseases. Geron is uniquely positioned to pursue this goal given its breakthrough discoveries surrounding telomeres, telomerase and pluripotent stem cells.