DNA repair by homologous recombination is highly accurate, since it uses an intact DNA strand to guide repair of its damaged homologue. This article focuses on two key steps in recombination: unwinding of strands by repair helicases, and annealing of homologous strands by strand-exchange enzymes.
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Feature| June 01 2004
New enzymes, new mechanisms?: DNA repair by recombination in the Archaea
Biochem (Lond) (2004) 26 (3): 19–21.
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Edward L. Bolt, Thorsten Allers; New enzymes, new mechanisms?: DNA repair by recombination in the Archaea. Biochem (Lond) 1 June 2004; 26 (3): 19–21. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BIO02603019
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