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Scientists have identified the flawed gene that ...

Mismatch repair

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submitted by hungrybox(254),

when diff single strand repair mechanisms are used:

  • repair newly synthesized strand: mismatch repair (Lynch syndrome)
  • repair pyrimidine dimers caused by dat UV exposure: nucleotide excision repair (Xeroderma pigmentosum)
  • repair spontaneous/toxic alteration: base excision repair
meningitis  Brca: recombinant repair +  

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submitted by nosancuck(43),

hit me up wit dat HNPCC boi! all abou dat LYNCH SYNDROME

hungrybox  yee boi +  
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