from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An enzyme that is found in the telomeres of chromosomes in germ cells, stem cells, and most cancer cells and that preserves the length of telomeres across cell divisions.
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- n. An enzyme in eukaryotic cells that adds a specific sequence of DNA to the telomeres of chromosomes after they divide; gives the chromosomes stability over time.
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- n. an enzyme in eukaryotic cells that can add telomeres to the ends of chromosomes after they divide
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