Browsing SDZWA Research Publications by Subject "LONGEVITY"
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Comparative biology of mammalian telomeres: hypotheses on ancestral states and the roles of telomeres in longevity determination: The comparative biology of mammalian telomeres...We examined telomeres/telomerase in cultured cells from >?60 mammalian species to place different uses of telomeres in a broad mammalian context. Phylogeny?based statistical analysis reconstructed ancestral states. Our analysis suggested that the ancestral mammalian phenotype included short telomeres (
Survey of geriatric elephant medical care, nutrition, husbandry, and welfareImprovements in husbandry, veterinary care, and nutrition have led to increased longevity of animals in human care, including elephants. The goal of this study was to collect and synthesize information pertaining to geriatric elephant medicine, management, husbandry, and nutrition…..