Science Image (image) Salk Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption This image shows telomeres (yellow), protective caps on the ends of chromosomes, moving to the outer edge of a cell's nucleus (blue). Salk researchers found that the telomeres anchor to the nuclear envelope after the cell duplicates its DNA during division, which may help organize the chromosomes as the cell splits into two daughter cells. Credit Image: Courtesy of Laure Crabbe, Ph.D. Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Jamie Kasuboski, Ph.D. and James Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center. Usage Restrictions News media reproduction to illustrate this story permitted with proper attribution as provided above. For one time use only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.