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Thoroughly reorganized, the hot version provides an important overhaul of the present chapters and introduces very important new fabric, reflective of the most important adjustments and advancements that experience happened within the box over the past decade. As with the 1st version, this new quantity offers the sphere inside of a robust ancient framework and all points of organic responses to DNA harm are designated. The book Read more...

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Coli (86). This is not surprising, since a DNA repair mechanism for the removal of thymine must specifically distinguish between mismatched T⅐G and correct T⅐A base pairs. Otherwise, all thymine in DNA would be potentially subject to wasteful and futile removal. Nevertheless, repair mechanisms indeed exist for T⅐G mispairs. These include base excision repair initiated by specific DNA glycosylases (see chapter 6), and a specific repair process in some bacteria termed very short patch repair (see chapter 12).

8. , and T. Lindahl. 1982. Nonenzymatic methylation of DNA by the intracellular methyl group donor S-adenosyl-L-methionine is a potentially mutagenic reaction. EMBO J. 1:211–216. 9. Schrödinger, E. 1944. What Is Life? Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom. 10. Shen, J. , W. M. Rideout III, and P. A. Jones. 1994. The rate of hydrolytic deamination of 5-methylcytosine in double-stranded DNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 22:972–976. 11. Timoféeff-Ressovsky, N. , K. G. Zimmer, and M. Delbrück.

Yet another mechanism for the conversion of cytosine to uracil in DNA is by exposure to strong alkali (504). Uracil Is Sometimes Incorporated into DNA during Semiconservative Replication In addition to its origin by the deamination of cytosine, uracil can be present in DNA to a limited extent as a consequence of normal semiconservative DNA synthesis. The presence of U⅐A base pairs arising from incorporation of uracil rather than normal T⅐A base pairs is not expected to alter the coding properties or replicational fidelity of DNA copying.

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