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Category:GO:0000723 ! telomere maintenance

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DAG for GO:0000723id: GO:0000723

name: telomere maintenance
namespace: biological_process
def: "Any process that contributes to the maintenance of proper telomeric length and structure by affecting and monitoring the activity of telomeric proteins, the length of telomeric DNA and the replication and repair of the DNA. These processes includes those that shorten, lengthen, replicate and repair the telomeric DNA sequences." [GOC:BHF, GOC:BHF_telomere, GOC:elh, GOC:rl, PMID:11092831]
synonym: "regulation of telomere length" RELATED [GOC:dph, GOC:tb]
is_a: GO:0006259 ! DNA metabolic process
is_a: GO:0032200 ! telomere organization
is_a: GO:0060249 ! anatomical structure homeostasis


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