» DNA replication
By Rodrigo Calado and Neal Young | May 1, 2012
Telomeres are repetitive, noncoding sequences that cap the ends of linear chromosomes. They consist of hexameric nucleotide sequences (TTAGGG in humans) repeated hundreds to thousands of times.
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