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A new function of the chromosomal terminus, vital for human health, discovered

A new function of the chromosomal terminus, vital for human health, discovered

Shugoshin binds with subtelomere and controls DNA replication. Credit: Junko Kanoh DNA forms chromosome by combining with various proteins and other matters. Telemere, the chromosome ends, is playing an inevitable role in maintaining the life including germ cells or cell senescence. Besides, the function of subtelomere, the telomere-adjacent region, has not yet been clarified although […]