Leukocyte telomeres are longer in African Americans than in whites: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Heart Study and the Bogalusa Heart Study.

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Published in Aging Cell on May 02, 2008

Authors

Steven C Hunt1, Wei Chen, Jeffrey P Gardner, Masayuki Kimura, Sathanur R Srinivasan, John H Eckfeldt, Gerald S Berenson, Abraham Aviv

Author Affiliations

1: Cardiovascular Genetics Division, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA (NHLBI Family Heart Study).

Associated clinical trials:

Bogalusa Heart Study | NCT00005129

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