Chapter 8. Telomerase
Katarzyna Koszarska, David Aebisher and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher
Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland
Part of the book: The Biochemical Guide to Enzymes
Telomerase is a large enzyme with the structure of a ribonucleoprotein complex (RNP), which is responsible for the aging of cells, and thus the entire organism. The function of this enzyme is similar to RNA-dependent DNA polymerase.
Keywords: telomerase, enzyme, biochemistry
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