Telomerase reverse transcriptase (abbreviated to TERT, or hTERT in humans) is a catalytic subunit of the enzyme Telomerase, which, together with the telomerase RNA component (TERC), comprises the most important unit of the telomerase complex. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telomerase_reverse_transcriptase)
- GWAS of epigenetic ageing rates in blood reveals a critical role for TERT bioRxiv : "DNA methylation age"는 Ageing을 추정할 수 있는 바이오마커임. 9,907명 GWAS로 관련된 유전좌위를 찾음. TERT와 관련됨.