Mouse Work: New Insights on a Fundamental DNA Repair Mechanism

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 21:21 in Biology & Nature

A team of researchers from NIST and several universities has demonstrated for the first time the specific activity of the protein NEIL3, one of a group responsible for maintaining the integrity of DNA in humans and other mammals. Their work sheds new light on a potentially important source of harmful DNA mutations.

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