Tales of the Telomeres

Authors

  • Uzma Ashfaq Department of Physiology, University of Karachi
  • Mehir un Nisa Iqbal Department of Physiology, University of Karachi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46568/bios.v3i1.61

Keywords:

Telomere Length, Aging, DNA damage response

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Published

2022-06-30

How to Cite

Ashfaq, U., & Iqbal, M. un N. (2022). Tales of the Telomeres. BioSight, 3(1), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.46568/bios.v3i1.61

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