Telomerase: Anti-cancer target or just a fascinating enzyme?

Susan E. Hamilton, David R. Corey

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Telomerase activity is upregulated in most types of malignant tumor. Highly selective small molecule inhibitors will be needed to understand the biological basis for this observation and to determine if telomerase is a viable target for chemotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)863-867
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry and Biology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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