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Latest Base excision repair Stories

Unlocking DNA Repair Secrets
2012-10-31 12:53:16

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have unlocked one of the secrets to DNA repair –helping doctors identify DNA base damage and a patient's susceptibility to certain types of cancer.

2011-09-27 15:15:12

Clemson University researchers recently reported finding a new class of DNA repair-makers.

2011-03-25 11:47:56

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause of AIDS, makes use of the base excision repair pathway when inserting its DNA into the host-cell genome.

2010-03-04 16:52:49

Adding a new link to our understanding of the complex chain of chemistry that keeps living cells alive


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