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Problem: Telomerase lengthens the ends of chromosomes. Telomerase is a(n) _____ polymerase that is comprised of a _____ primer.A. DNA; RNAB. RNA; DNAC. DNA; DNAD. RNA; RNA

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Telomerase is an enzyme responsible for the extension of the telomere regions of chromosomes. These telomeres are special nucleotide sequences at the ends of each eukaryotic chromosomes with two protective functions: prevention of the activation of DNA monitoring for damage, and prevention of gene shortening.

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Telomerase lengthens the ends of chromosomes. Telomerase is a(n) _____ polymerase that is comprised of a _____ primer.

A. DNA; RNA

B. RNA; DNA

C. DNA; DNA

D. RNA; RNA

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