Ikuo Otsuka

Ikuo is a research scientist at Kobe University.

Telomere Length And Hospital Stay In Patients With Schizophrenia

Telomeres consist of tandem repeats of TTAGGG and DNA binding proteins that form a cap to protect chromosomal termini from the loss of genetic material. The shortening of telomeres to a critical length leads to genomic instability and cellular apoptosis. […]