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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, October 10, 2001
Room T-473 HSC
(NOTE: ROOM NUMBER HAS CHANGED FROM T-530/530A TO T-473)

Speaker: Mike Weisenhaus
Topic: Telomeres: Life on the Fringe

References:

  1. Blasco MA, Lee HW, Hande MP, Samper E, Lansdorp PM, DePinho RA, Grieder CW. Telomere shortening and tumor formation by mouse cells lacking telomerase RNA. Cell. 1997 Oct 3;91(1):1-3.

  2. Samper E, Flores JM, Blasco MA. Restoration of telomerase activity rescues chromosomal instability and premature aging in Terc-/- mice with short telomeres. EMBO. Rep 2001 Sep;2(9):800-7.

  3. Vulliamy T, Marrone A, Goldman F, Dearlove A, Bessler M, Mason PJ, Dokal I. The RNA component of telomerase is mutated in autosomal dominant dyskeratosis congenita. Nature. 2001 Sep 27;413(6854):432-5.

Reviews:
  1. Collins, K. Structure and function of Telomerase. Current Opinions in Cell Biology. 1996 Jun;8(3):374-80.

  2. Blackburn, E.H. Switching and Signaling at the Telomere. Cell. 2001 Sept 21;106(6):661-73.

  3. Sun, D., Hurley, L.H. Targeting telomeres and telomerase. Methods in Enzymology. 2001;340573-92.

  4. Dubrana, K., Perrod, S., Gasser, S.M., Turning telomeres off and on Current Opinions in Cell Biology. 2001 Jun;13(3):281-9.


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