AUF1/HnRNP D RNA binding protein functions in telomere maintenance.
In this issue of Molecular Cell, Pont et al. (2012) show that AUF1/hnRNP D promotes TERT transcription, which is required for telomere maintenance in mice.
Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), School of Life Sciences, Frontiers in Genetics National Center of Competence in Research, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Station 19, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.
SourceMolecular cell 47:1 2012 Jul 13 pg 1-2