Mutat Res 2020 Jun - Jul;854-855:503197. Epub 2020 May 20.
School of Life Sciences, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, Yunnan, 650500, China; Engineering Research Center of Sustainable Development and Utilization of Biomass Energy, Ministry of Education, Kunming, Yunnan, 650500, China. Electronic address:
Telomeres, specialized structures at the ends of linear chromosomes, protect chromosome ends from degradation, recombination, and mis-repair. Critically short telomere length (TL) may result in chromosome instability (CIN), causing tumor promotion and, at higher levels, cell death and tumor suppression. Homocysteine (Hcy) is a sulfur-containing amino acid involved in one-carbon metabolism. Read More