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Roundworm

Caption: Artistic rendering of C. elegans telomeres. Unlike mammals, the tiny roundworm protects the tips of its chromosomes with two different motifs.

Credit: Courtesy of Dr. Jan Karlseder, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

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