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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
negative regulation of telomere maintenance +   
positive regulation of telomere maintenance +   
regulation of telomere maintenance +   
telomere capping +   
A process in which telomeres are protected from degradation and fusion, thereby ensuring chromosome stability by protecting the ends from both degradation and from being recognized as damaged DNA. May be mediated by specific single- or double-stranded telomeric DNA binding proteins.
telomere maintenance in response to DNA damage +   
telomere maintenance via recombination +   
telomere maintenance via semi-conservative replication +   
telomere maintenance via telomere lengthening +   
telomere maintenance via telomere trimming +   
telomeric loop disassembly +   
telomeric loop formation +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: telomere end protection
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, GOC:rn, PMID:11349150, PMID:11352055

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