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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 ...
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 ...