telomeric repeat-binding factor 2 (TRF2)

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A protein that binds to TTAGG repeats and controls telomere length by inhibiting telomerases (q.v.). In humans the gene that encodes it is located at 16q22.1. TRF2 protects human telomeres from end-to-end fusions.

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