Gender and telomere length: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Mike P Gardner, David Bann, Laura Wiley, Rachel Cooper, Rebecca Hardy, Dorothea Nitsch, Carmen Martin-Ruiz, Paul Shiels, Avan Aihie Sayer, Michelangela Barbieri, Sofie Bekaert, Claus Bischoff, Angela Brooks-Wilson, Wei Chen, Cyrus Cooper, Kaare Christensen, Tim De Meyer, Ian Deary, Geoff Der, Ana Diez RouxAnnette Fitzpatrick, Anjum Hajat, Julius Halaschek-Wiener, Sarah Harris, Steven C Hunt, Carol Jagger, Hyo-Sung Jeon, Robert Kaplan, Masayuki Kimura, Peter Lansdorp, Changyong Li, Toyoki Maeda, Massimo Mangino, Tim S Nawrot, Peter Nilsson, Katarina Nordfjall, Giuseppe Paolisso, Fu Ren, Karl Riabowol, Tony Robertson, Goran Roos, Jan A Staessen, Tim Spector, Nelson Tang, Brad Unryn, Pim van der Harst, Jean Woo, Chao Xing, Mohammad E Yadegarfar, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, the HALCyon Study Team

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It is widely believed that females have longer telomeres than males, although results from studies have been contradictory.
Original languageEnglish
JournalExperimental Gerontology
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 2013

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