Dictionary » T » Telomeres

Telomeres

telomere

(Science: genetics) The end of a chromosome.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Re: Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components

... in the test tube with the diploid set of chromosomes, make sure there is no more than 1 chromosome per histone, and use telomerase to extend the telomeres before I put the diploid set of DNA in the nucleus.

See entire post
by caters
Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:42 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components
Replies: 2
Views: 3360

Cell regulation/death

... require growth hormones and other signals to proliferate and live. If they lack them, or they receive signal to die off, they undergo the PCD. The telomeres are problem, but they measure for all the cells about the same number of divisions, so there could be no selectivity. Cancer cells are usually ...

See entire post
by JackBean
Thu Nov 28, 2013 12:32 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell regulation/death
Replies: 2
Views: 1929

Cell regulation/death

... you guys could give me a concrete answer for this: I want to know how the body regulates cells, I did some research of my own and I know a bit how telomeres work and that cells get the signal to die if the telomeres are gone so the DNA wouldn't get damaged, but in my believes it can't be the only ...

See entire post
by Mutt
Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell regulation/death
Replies: 2
Views: 1929

Telomere and DNA replication

... and one daughter strand 5'_________3'(parent strand - complete telomere) 3'_________5'(daughter stand) The daughter stand is shorter owing to lost telomeres. I have discoerved, from private research, that telomere binding proteins prevent exonucleases degrading the sticky ends of the parent strand. ...

See entire post
by jsmith613
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:10 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Telomere and DNA replication
Replies: 0
Views: 1301

telomer

... have protein and RNA component. RNA component acts as primes to the strand. but it gets shorter as the replication cycle. as cells age, the telomeres get shorter! shortest telomere or lack of it, signals apoptosis. Cancer cells avoids apoptosis, by synthesis of more and more telomeres which ...

See entire post
by balamurugan3
Sat Aug 10, 2013 3:52 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: telomer
Replies: 2
Views: 1464
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,632 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link