Telomeres (image) Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Caption A human metaphase stained for telomeric repeats. DAPI stained chromosomes are false-colored in red, telomeres are in green. Credit Claus Azzalin, ISREC Usage Restrictions None 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.