A friend brought to my attention this interesting article from the Economist about longer telomeres, in daughters, and the strange fact that older parent’s seem to pass along longer telomeres.
Just want to say “wow” and “thank you” to every reader of Taming the Telomeres, as the novel about Amanda Michaels, and her tale of survival and redemption, held the #1 position on Amazon’s best seller charts in the suspense action thriller category in early May.
Taming the Telomeres is now available in ebook, paperback or audiobook on Audible.com and on iTunes.
Working hard on the sequel with the working title ‘Targeting the Telomeres’ which will pickup within a year of where TTT leaves off.
Can just one trinket, one necklace, make a person identifiable to her family and friends so unmistakenly? The “Hand of Fate” refers to Amanda’s hand necklace (hamsa necklace) that her rescuer mentions as having been distinctive. Read more here:
Every chromosome has a special ending or cap called a telomere. It’s like the plastic tip protecting the end of a shoelace. When a cell divides, some of the telomere is lost. But some enzymes can cause cell telomeres to have more cell divisions, extending cell life. Sound Intriguing? Read Taming the Telomeres to find out just how valuable telomere biological research is.
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