Contact: Greg Lester
The Wistar Institute
Caption: This model structure of the catalytic portion of telomerase shows how the TFLY motif (green) is positioned at the entry of the pocket that guides the RNA template in the interior cavity of the telomerase ring and were the active site of the enzyme if located for catalysis.
Credit: Emmanuel Skordalakes/The Wistar Institute
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