name: telomere cap complex
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def: "A complex of DNA and protein located at the end of a linear chromosome that protects and stabilizes a linear chromosome." [GOC:elh]
comment: Note that this term can be used in place of the obsolete cellular component term 'telomere ; GO:0005696'. Use with caution because this term refers to a specific protein complex and not a region of the chromosome.
is_a: GO:0032993 ! protein-DNA complex
relationship: part_of: GO:0140445 ! chromosome, telomeric repeat region
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