DNA repair

Making Safe Choices: It’s in Our DNA

Osaka, Japan — Homologous recombination is an essential process of DNA repair to maintain genomic integrity of the organism. Now, researchers from Japan have identified mechanisms that choose between...

Better Plant Edits by Enhancing DNA Repair

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia — A new genome editing system enhances the efficiency of an error-free DNA repair pathway, which could help improve agronomic traits in multiple crops. Genome editing involves...

Sleep Deprivation may Affect Our Genes

Hong Kong — Sleep deprivation was associated with DNA damage in a new Anaesthesia study. In the observational study on 49 healthy full-time doctors who had their blood analyzed at different time...

Researchers Find Off/On Switch for DNA Repair Protein

Rochester, MN — Damage to DNA is a daily occurrence but one that human cells have evolved to manage. Now, in a new paper published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, Mayo researchers have...

New Method of DNA Repair Discovered

Moscow, Russia When newborn babies open their eyes for the first time, they already possess nerve cells specialized in particular stimuli in the visA group of researchers, lead by Vasily M. Studitsky,...

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