Length of double-stranded TTAGGG repeats in telomers

Range 10 to 15 kb
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Pisano S, Leoni D, Galati A, Rhodes D, Savino M, Cacchione S. The human telomeric protein hTRF1 induces telomere-specific nucleosome mobility. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010 Apr38(7):2247-55. p.2247 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID20056655
Comments P.2247 left column bottom paragraph: "In humans, telomeres consist of 10–15 kb of double-stranded TTAGGG repeats, and 100–200 nt 3' protrusions of the G-rich strand." See Aravinthan 2015 PMID 25690721 p.52 left column 2nd paragraph: "Telomere length in human cells (average length 5–15 kb) is determined genetically to a large extent [refs 18, 19]."
Entered by Uri M
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