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Length of Biological Marker Linked to Respiratory Infection, Carnegie Mellon University Study  
2/20/2013 7:29:37 AM

The length of a biological marker is linked to respiratory infection in healthy adults. Individuals were more likely to develop upper respiratory infection who were administered a cold virus and had shorter telomere lengths (a structure at the end of a chromosome) in specific cells than subjects with longer telomeres.
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