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Longer leukocyte telomere length in Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula: A population-based study
Studies in humans suggest that leukocyte telomere length may act as a marker of biological aging. We investigated whether individuals in the Nicoya region of Costa Rica, known for exceptional longevity, had longer telomere ...
Seasonal Variation of Peripheral Blood Leukocyte Telomere Length in Costa Rica: A Population-Based Observational Study
ABSTRACT: Objectives: Peripheral blood leukocyte telomere length (LTL) is increasingly being used as a biomarker of aging, but its natural variation in human populations is not well understood. Several other biomarkers ...