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A telomere is a region of repetitive DNA at the end of a chromosome, which protects the end of the chromosome from deterioration.
Cloud-based platform enables easy access to global genomics databases

Cloud-based platform enables easy access to global genomics databases

Cellular senescence is caused by irreversible damage to the genome

Cellular senescence is caused by irreversible damage to the genome

Premature aging of the tracheobronchial stem cells could contribute to chronic lung disease

Premature aging of the tracheobronchial stem cells could contribute to chronic lung disease

Telomere length decreases most rapidly from birth to age 3, shows study

Telomere length decreases most rapidly from birth to age 3, shows study

People with daytime sleepiness present shorter telomeres irrespective of whether they have obstructive sleep apnea

People with daytime sleepiness present shorter telomeres irrespective of whether they have obstructive sleep apnea

Study identifies multiple genes that are frequently mutated in uterine leiomyosarcomas

Study identifies multiple genes that are frequently mutated in uterine leiomyosarcomas

New “genome scalpel” can rapidly trim microalgal genomes

New “genome scalpel” can rapidly trim microalgal genomes

ADAR1 protein offers a potential therapeutic target for cancer

ADAR1 protein offers a potential therapeutic target for cancer

Study confirms that telomere shortening helps prevent cancer in humans

Study confirms that telomere shortening helps prevent cancer in humans

Study shows how telomeres protect chromosome ends

Study shows how telomeres protect chromosome ends