Age-related variations in human lymphocyte DNA

D. R. Turner, A. A. Morley, R. S. Seshadri, Judith R. Sorrell

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Abstract

    The molecular weigth of DNA from human peripheral lymphocytes has been measured on alkaline sucrose density gradients. The number average molecular weight (MN) of DNA is found to decrease as the age of the donor increases. This result is discussed with reference to lesions in DNA, both repairable and non-repairable, which may accumulate with age.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)305-309
    Number of pages5
    JournalMechanisms of Ageing and Development
    Volume17
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 1981

    Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Age-related variations in human lymphocyte DNA'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this