TTAGG Telomeric Repeats in Chromosomes of Some Insects and Other Arthropods

@article{Sahara2004TTAGGTR,
  title={TTAGG Telomeric Repeats in Chromosomes of Some Insects and Other Arthropods},
  author={Ken Sahara and Franti{\vs}ek Marec and W. Traut},
  journal={Chromosome Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={7},
  pages={449-460}
}
We studied the occurrence of the TTAGG telomere repeats by fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) and Southern hybridization in ten insect species and two other arthropods. (TTAGG)n-containing telomeres were found in three Lepidoptera species, the silkworm Bombyx mori (in which the telomeric sequence was recently discovered), the flour moth Ephestia kuehniella, and the wax moth Galleria mellonella, in one species of Hymenoptera, the honey bee Apis mellifera, in one species of Coleoptera, the… 

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