TEL08R-TR1 Summary Help

Systematic Name TEL08R-TR1
Feature Type telomeric_repeat
Description Terminal telomeric repeats on the right arm of Chromosome VIII (1 and see Summary Paragraph)
Chromosomal Location
ChrVIII:562457 to 562643 | ORF Map | GBrowse
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ChrVIII:562457 to 562643 | ORF Map | GBrowse
This feature is contained within: TEL08R
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Last Update Coordinates: 2005-11-07 | Sequence: 2003-09-09
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Primary SGDIDS000028965
SUMMARY PARAGRAPH for TEL08R-TR1

TEL08R-TR1 is the 187-bp terminal stretch of telomeric repeats on the right arm of chromosome VIII. The telomeric repeat is a G-rich terminal sequence of the form (TG1-3)n or more precisely ((TG)1-6TG2-3)n (1). The repeats are maintained by telomerase and there is generally 300(+/-)75 bp of TG1-3 at a given end (1). Telomeric repeats function in completing chromosome replication and protecting the ends from degradation and end-to-end fusions (1).

Other features of TEL08R, the right telomeric region of chromosome VIII, include an X element core sequence TEL08R-XC, a region of X element combinatorial repeats TEL08R-XR, an internal stretch of telomeric repeats TEL08R-TR2, and a short Y' (Y'-S) element TEL08R-YP.

Click on the following figure for more details:

telomere map

Further information can be found at the website of Dr. Ed Louis, Institute of Genetics, The University of Nottingham.

Last updated: 2003-11-13 Contact SGD

References cited on this page View Complete Literature Guide for TEL08R-TR1
1) Louis EJ  (1995) The chromosome ends of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast 11(16):1553-73