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Telomerase Discovery: The Excitement of Putting Together Pieces of the Puzzle (Nobel Lecture)†
Article first published online: 24 SEP 2010
Copyright © 2010 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume 49, Issue 41, pages 7422–7439, October 4, 2010
How to Cite
Greider, C. W. (2010), Telomerase Discovery: The Excitement of Putting Together Pieces of the Puzzle (Nobel Lecture). Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 49: 7422–7439. doi: 10.1002/anie.201002408
- Issue published online: 29 SEP 2010
- Article first published online: 24 SEP 2010
- Manuscript Received: 23 APR 2010
- Nobel lecture;
Secrets revealed: The Nobel Prize for Medicine 2009 was awarded for the solution to one of the greatest mysteries of biology: how are chromosomes copied upon cell division and protected from degradation? The answer can be found at the ends of the chromosomes—the telomeres—and in the enzyme that forms them—telomerase. The laureates describe the events leading to the discovery first-hand.