Latest Base excision repair Stories
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.
Clemson University researchers recently reported finding a new class of DNA repair-makers.
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.
Adding a new link to our understanding of the complex chain of chemistry that keeps living cells alive
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