telomere

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either (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome

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In a subset of cases that did not show telomerase activation, the alternative lengthening of telomeres mechanism was demonstrated to be involved and associated with a low MIB-1 proliferation index (P=.
Almost 15percent cells like some breast and lung cancers use a mechanism called alternative lengthening of telomeres, or ALT to stay alive indefinitely.
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