On the chromatin structure of eukaryotic telomeres.

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Telomeres prevent chromosome fusions and degradation by exonucleases and are implicated in DNA repair, homologous recombination, chromosome pairing and segregation. All these functions of telomeres require the integrity of their chromatin structure, which has been traditionally considered as heterochromatic. In agreement with this idea, different studies… (More)
DOI: 10.4161/epi.6.9.16845

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