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Still do not understand the role of telomerases! They prolong life, but promote cancer?

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  1. shrutipande9
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    telomerases solve the end replication problem. see the lagging strand synthesis is not continuous. so at the end a part of DNA remains as single what telomerase does is it extends this template strand so that 1 more primer can get attached and the single strand is replicated. this prevents the loss of funcctional genes.

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