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8-Oxo-7,8-dihydro-2’-deoxyguanosine, reactive oxygen species and ambulatory blood pressure in African and Caucasian men: the SABPA study
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Various studies indicate a relationship between increased oxidative stress and hypertension, resulting in increased DNA damage and consequent excretion of 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2’-deoxyguanosine (8-oxodG). The aim of this study ...
Leukocyte telomere length and hemostatic factors in a South African cohort: the SABPA study
Background Incident atherothrombotic disease is predicted by leukocyte telomere length, a marker of biological age, and hemostatic factor levels, indicating a hypercoagulable state. We hypothesized that shorter telomeres ...