GRIEDER, Carolyn Widney
Identification of a specific telomere terminal transferase activity in Tetrahymena extracts.Cell, 43 (2 Pt 1) 405-413, 1985.
Blackburn and Grieder discovered telomerase in the ciliate Tetrahymena. For the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase, Blackburn and Grieder, along with Jack W. Szostak, were awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
Subjects: BIOLOGY › Cell Biology, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, GERIATRICS / Gerontology / Aging, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999