Biological Responses to DNA Damage

Biological Responses to DNA Damage

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Living cells have evolved many ways of coping with metabolic events and environmental influences that damage DNA. These mechanisms, and the frequent progression to cancer that results when they go awry, are reviewed in this volume by authors from over sixty of the worlda€™s leading laboratories. The topics discussed include DNA repair, mutagenesis and other damage-tolerance functions, checkpoint control, apoptosis, and adaptation. They draw from studies on human and yeast cells. Current, but with a valuable historical perspective, this volume has the depth and lasting value typical of this most prestigious series and is essential reading for investigators of DNA replication, cell cycle control, and tumorigenesis.Specific complex formation between yeast RAD6 and RAD18 proteins: a potential mechanism for targeting RAD6 ubiquitin-conjugating activity to DNA damage sites. Genes Dev. 8:811. Beckman K.B. and Ames B.N. 1997. Oxidative decay ofanbsp;...

Title:Biological Responses to DNA Damage
Publisher:CSHL Press - 2000-01-01


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