The role of DSB repair-insights from human genetics.

O'Driscoll, Mark and Jeggo, Penny (2006) The role of DSB repair-insights from human genetics. Nature Reviews Genetics, 7 (1). pp. 45-54. ISSN 1471-0056

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Abstract

The efficient repair of DNA double-strand breaks is crucial in safeguarding the genomic integrity of organisms. Responses to double-strand breaks include complex signal-transduction, cell-cycle-checkpoint and repair pathways. Defects in these pathways lead to several human disorders with pleiotropic clinical features. Dissection of the molecular basis that underlies the diverse clinical features is enhancing our understanding of the damage-response mechanisms and their role in development, and might ultimately facilitate treatment.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Sussex Centre for Genome Damage and Stability
Depositing User: Mark O'Driscoll
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:02
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2012 11:40
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29218
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