Telomerase

Unterholzner Martin h9540395 at edv1.boku.ac.at
Mon Jul 21 13:51:50 EST 2003


Ferdinando Pucci <Bam_H1 at libero.it> wrote in message news:<20030721165704.53fc1686.Bam_H1 at libero.it>...
> > 
> Yes, moreover telomerase is a ribonucleoprotein that adds sequences rich
> in G. The hairpin forms with insolit G-G bonds. It works like a reverse
> transcriptase producing the repeated telomer sequences from its own RNA
> Bye!.

In many textbooks you can read that only the lagging strand is needing
the telomerase whereas the leading strand doesn't need the telomerase.
Why should this be? Also the leading strand need at the beginning a
primer which is compo



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