Bipyrimidine Signatures as a Photoprotective Genome Strategy in G + C-rich Halophilic Archaea

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Jones, Daniel L.; Baxter, Bonnie K.;

Halophilic archaea experience high levels of ultraviolet (UV) light in their environments and demonstrate resistance to UV irradiation. DNA repair systems and carotenoids provide UV protection but do not account for the high resistance observed. Herein, we consider geno... View more
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