Surprises from the chromosome front: lessons from Arabidopsis on telomeres and telomerase.


Telomeres serve two vital functions: They act as a buffer against the end-replication problem, and they prevent chromosome ends from being recognized as double-strand DNA (dsDNA) breaks. These functions are orchestrated by the telomerase reverse transcriptase and a variety of telomere protein complexes. Here, we discuss our recent studies with Arabidopsis… (More)
DOI: 10.1101/sqb.2013.77.017053


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