Telomeres are located at the ends of chromosomes and contain proteins and tandem repeats of DNA hexanucleotides. This DNA repeats shorten with each cell division, and the telomere length is an indicator of how many divisions the cell has undergone so far. So, telomere length is a sign of several biological pathways in many different era of medicine. Psychiatric disorders are good candidates and have not been fully understood in terms of the telomeres and its association with them. This review will give a sense of importance of telomere length in the era of medicine, hematology, and psychiatry. This hot topic will be deeply discussed in this review.
Telomere, Aging, Telomerase