DNA damage and repair

This is a fascinating review by Jackson and Bartekon the DNA-damage response in human biology and disease in Nature .Tens of thousands of DNA in each of the 1013 cells in the human body is damaged each day. These lesions can block genome replication and transcription, and if they are not repaired or are repaired…

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DNA replication and repairs

The role of some nutrients in metabolism is explained by their anti-oxidant influence on the molecular biological framework of the cell. This very useful series of reviewsIn Nature 2007, vol 447, pp 923-958give an insight into the systems which antioxidants might be protecting. A really good read. Replication and protection of telomeres R.E. Verdun SJ.Karlseder…

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