Analysis of the nature of the DNA sequences at the telomeres of the short arms of the human sex chromosomes suggests parallels with the structures found at telomeres of a number of lower eukaryotes. The exact nature of the end of the DNA has not yet been established but it is clear that there are multiple levels of variability both between and within individuals in this region of the genome.
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JOURNAL ARTICLE| 01 March 1987
Telomeres of the human X and Y chromosomes
Howard J. Cooke
MRC Clinical and Populations Cytogenetics Unit, Outstation at Kings Buildings, Wesi Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
Online Issn: 1477-9129
Print Issn: 0950-1991
Copyright © 1987 by Company of Biologists
Development (1987) 101 (Supplement): 101–106.
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Howard J. Cooke; Telomeres of the human X and Y chromosomes. Development 1 March 1987; 101 (Supplement): 101–106. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/dev.101.Supplement.101
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