The telomerase is an enzyme that adds telomeres. What stops the telomerase from adding too many telomere sequences ? What's the regulating mechanism ?
As telomerase works by adding new nucleotides complementary to the RNA it contains, it cannot work for the complementary strand. Say telomerase X has RNA complementary to the 5' to 3' strand it ...
In this amazing video, at 26:03 we see this image We now know that the telomerase contains a sequence complementary to the telomere sequence and so is able to do what it is capable of doing in this ...