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A solution to the telomerase puzzle

Telomerase synthesizes DNA sequences that protect the integrity of chromosome ends. A model for how the components of this enzyme complex co-assemble offers insight into its structure and function. See Article p.187

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Figure 1: The telomerase jigsaw puzzle.


  1. *This article and the paper5 under discussion were published online on 3 April 2013.


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Akiyama, B., Stone, M. A solution to the telomerase puzzle. Nature 496, 177–178 (2013).

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