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Cell. 2001 Nov 30;107(5):563-5.

New glimpses of an old machine.

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Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA.


Two recent studies illustrate the ability of the Mre11/Rad50 DNA repair complex to bind and connect DNA ends. Specific stimulation of DNA ligase IV-mediated end-joining by Mre11 complexes from S. cerevisiae suggests the possibility of a direct role in nonhomologous end-joining in eukaryotic cells.

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