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Telomere Shortening MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Telomere Shortening
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.225.940
G04.043.630
G05.226.940
G07.345.124.130.630
Unique ID
D059506
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059506
Scope Note
The loss of some TELOMERE sequence during DNA REPLICATION of the first several base pairs of a linear DNA molecule; or from DNA DAMAGE. Cells have various mechanisms to restore length (TELOMERE HOMEOSTASIS.) Telomere shortening is involved in the progression of CELL AGING.
Previous Indexing
Telomere (1992-2011)
See Also
Telomere Homeostasis
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Telomere Shortening Preferred
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