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Why Too Much DNA Repair Can Injure Tissue

News   Feb 13, 2019 | Original story by Anne Trafton, MIT

 
Why Too Much DNA Repair Can Injure Tissue

At left, photoreceptor cells of the retina have undergone severe damage after treatment with an alkylating agent. This damage is exacerbated by the DNA repair enzyme Aag. At right, photoreceptor cells lacking Aag appear normal following treatment with the alkylating agent. Image credit: MIT

 
 
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