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    • Short Telomeres Limit Tumor Progression In Vivo by Inducing Senescence 

      Greider, Carol W.; Feldser, David M. (Cell Press, 2007-05)
      Telomere maintenance is critical for cancer progression. To examine mechanisms of tumor suppression induced by short telomeres, we crossed mice deficient for the RNA component of telomerase, mTR(-/-), with Emu-myc transgenic ...
    • Short Telomeres, even in the Presence of Telomerase, Limit Tissue Renewal Capacity 

      Greider, Carol W.; Huso, David; Feldser, David M.; Karim, Baktiar; Strong, Margaret A.; Armanios, Mary; Hao, Ling-Yang (Cell Press, 2005-12-16)
      Autosomal-dominant dyskeratosis congenita is associated with heterozygous mutations in telomerase. To examine the dosage effect of telomerase, we generated a line of mTR+/ÿ mice on the CAST/EiJ background, which has short ...
    • Telomerase mutations in families with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 

      Loyd, James E.; Greider, Carol W.; Lansdorp, Peter M.; Phillips, John A., III; Vulto, Irma; Xie, Mingyi; Lawson, William E.; Markin, Cheryl; Ingersoll, Roxann G.; Alder, Jonathan K.; Cogan, Joy D.; Chen, Julian J.-L.; Armanios, Mary Y. (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2007-03-29)
      BACKGROUND: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is progressive and often fatal; causes of familial clustering of the disease are unknown. Germ-line mutations in the genes hTERT and hTR, encoding telomerase reverse transcriptase ...
    • Telomere dysfunction triggers developmentally regulated germ cell apoptosis 

      Greider, Carol W.; Chin, Lynda; DePinho, Ronald A.; Strong, Margaret A.; Rudolph, Karl Lenhard; Hemann, Michael T. (American Society for Cell Biology, 2001-07)
      Telomere dysfunction results in fertility defects in a number of organisms. Although data from fission yeast and Caenorhabditis elegans suggests that telomere dysfunction manifests itself primarily as defects in proper ...
    • Telomere Shortening and Tumor Formation by Mouse Cells Lacking Telomerase RNA 

      Greider, Carol W.; DePinho, Ronald A.; Lansdorp, Peter M.; Semper, Enrique; Hande, M. Prakash; Lee, Han-Woong; Blasco, Maria A. (Cell Press, 1997-10-03)
      To examine the role of telomerase in normal and neoplastic growth, the telomerase RNA component (mTR) was deleted from the mouse germline. mTR-/- mice lacked detectable telomerase activity yet were viable for the six ...
    • The Telomere Terminal Transferase of Tetrahymena Is a Ribonucleoprotein Enzyme with Two Kinds of Primer Specificity 

      Blackburn, Elizabeth H.; Greider, Carol W. (Cell Press, 1987-12-24)
      We have analyzed the de novo telomere synthesis catalyzed by the enzyme telomere terminal transferase (telomerase) from Tetrahymena. Oligonucleotides representing the G-rich strand of telomeric sequences from five different ...
    • Telomeres Do D-Loop–T-Loop 

      Greider, Carol W. (Cell Press, 1999-05-14)
    • Tracking Telomerase 

      Blackburn, Elizabeth H.; Greider, Carol W. (2004-01-23)
    • Wild-derived inbred mouse strains have short telomeres 

      Greider, Carol W.; Hemann, Michael T. (Oxford University Press, 2000-11-15)
      Telomere length and telomerase activity directly affect the replicative capacity of primary human cells. Some have suggested that telomere length influences organismal lifespan. We compared telomere length distributions ...