Author(s): Wellinger RJ, Zakian VA
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Abstract The mechanisms that maintain the stability of chromosome ends have broad impact on genome integrity in all eukaryotes. Budding yeast is a premier organism for telomere studies. Many fundamental concepts of telomere and telomerase function were first established in yeast and then extended to other organisms. We present a comprehensive review of yeast telomere biology that covers capping, replication, recombination, and transcription. We think of it as yeast telomeres--soup to nuts.
This article was published in Genetics
and referenced in Fungal Genomics & Biology