Allium telomeres unmasked: the unusual telomeric sequence (CTCGGTTATGGG)n is synthesized by telomerase.

@article{Fajkus2016AlliumTU,
  title={Allium telomeres unmasked: the unusual telomeric sequence (CTCGGTTATGGG)n is synthesized by telomerase.},
  author={Petr Fajkus and Vratislav Pe{\vs}ka and Zdenka Sitova and Jana Fulne{\vc}kov{\'a} and Martina Dvoř{\'a}{\vc}kov{\'a} and Roman Gogela and Eva S{\'y}korov{\'a} and Jan Hapala and Jiř{\'i} Fajkus},
  journal={The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology},
  year={2016},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          337-47
        }
}
Phylogenetic divergence in Asparagales plants is associated with switches in telomere sequences. The last switch occurred with divergence of the genus Allium (Amaryllidaceae) from the other Allioideae (formerly Alliaceae) genera, resulting in uncharacterized telomeres maintained by an unknown mechanism. To characterize the unknown Allium telomeres, we applied a combination of bioinformatic processing of transcriptomic and genomic data with standard approaches in telomere biology such as BAL31… 

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