Telomere

1971-1977

Telomere

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Alexey Olovnikov, Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol W. Greider, Joseph G. Gall, Jack W. Szostak genetics

Telomere

Fuses

Terminal transferase

Not only did these scientists discover the roles performed by telomeres and telomerase, but they also explained how they work and tied this all to the Hayflick limit.

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