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Telomeres

The 46 human chromosomes are shown in blue, with the telomeres appearing as white pinpoints. The DNA has already been copied, so each chromosome is actually made up of two identical lengths of DNA, each with its own two telomeres.

 

Credit: Hesed Padilla-Nash and Thomas Ried, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

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Uploaded on January 6, 2016