Response to: Reliability and validity of telomere length measurements

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Verhulst, Simon ; Susser, Ezra ; Factor-Litvak, Pam R ; Simons, Mirre ; Benetos, Athanase ; Steenstrup, Troels ; Kark, Jeremy D ; Aviv, Abraham (2016)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: International Journal of Epidemiology, volume 45, issue 4, pages 1,298-1,301 (issn: 0300-5771, eissn: 1464-3685)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6068938, doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw194
  • Subject: Letters to the Editor
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