"for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase" - The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009
* Szostak JW, Blackburn EH. Cloning yeast telomeres on linear plasmid vectors. Cell 1982; 29:245-255. PMID: 6286143
* Greider CW, Blackburn EH. Identification of a specific telomere terminal transferase activity in Tetrahymena extracts. Cell 1985; 43:405-13. PMID: 3907856
* Greider CW, Blackburn EH. A telomeric sequence in the RNA of Tetrahymena telomerase required for telomere repeat synthesis. Nature 1989; 337:331-7. PMID: 2463488
It is a discovery made from yeast and Tetrahymena.
Update 10-5-2009 10:20 AM: Several iPhone photos from the Nobel Celebration at UCSF (Genentech Hall 1st floor)
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