Telomeres cap the ends of linear chromosomes and prevent them from being recognized as double-strand breaks needing repair. How they go about hiding the ends from the DNA-repair apparatus is becoming a broader question, as a new study identifies an increasingly incestuous relationship between DNA-repair factors and telomere-binding proteins.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Feb 1 2005|
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