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Curr Biol. 2003 Jan 8;13(1):R28-30.

DNA repair: bacteria join in.

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MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Hills Road, CB2 2QH, Cambridge, UK. hiom@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk

Abstract

In higher organisms, a major pathway for repairing double stranded breaks in DNA is non-homologous end-joining. Now a similar pathway has been shown to operate in bacterial cells, indicating that this important repair mechanism has been conserved through evolution.

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