Association between donor leukocyte telomere length and survival after unrelated allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for severe aplastic anemia.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

JAMA, Volume 313, Issue 6, p.594-602 (2015)

Keywords:

Adolescent, Adult, Anemia, Aplastic, Child, Child, Preschool, Female, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Humans, Infant, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Leukocytes, Male, Middle Aged, Telomere, Tissue Donors, Transplantation, Homologous, Young Adult

Abstract:

Telomeres protect chromosome ends and are markers of cellular aging and replicative capacity.