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trt-1 Is the Caenorhabditis elegans Catalytic Subunit of Telomerase

  • Bettina Meier,

    Affiliations: Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Wellcome Trust Biocenter, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

    ¤a Current address: School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

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  • Iuval Clejan,

    Affiliations: Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Yan Liu,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

    ¤b Current address: Laboratory of Biochemistry and Genetics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Mia Lowden,

    Affiliations: Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Anton Gartner,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Biocenter, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

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  • Jonathan Hodgkin,

    Affiliation: Genetics Unit, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Shawn Ahmed mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: shawn@med.unc.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: February 10, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0020018

About the Authors

Bettina Meier, Iuval Clejan, Yan Liu, Mia Lowden, Shawn Ahmed
Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Bettina Meier, Anton Gartner
Wellcome Trust Biocenter, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
Iuval Clejan, Shawn Ahmed
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Mia Lowden, Shawn Ahmed
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Jonathan Hodgkin
Genetics Unit, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: shawn@med.unc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

BM, IC, ML, JH, and SA conceived and designed the experiments. BM, IC, YL, ML, and SA performed the experiments and analyzed the data. AG provided materials, lab space, and help with experiments. BM, IC, ML, JH, and SA wrote the paper.