The Bright and the Dark Sides of DNA Repair in Stem Cells

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Frosina, Guido (2010)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, volume 2,010 (issn: 1110-7243, eissn: 1110-7251)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2010/845396, pmc: PMC2852612
  • Subject: Review Article | Biotechnology | T | TP1-1185 | Chemical technology | Technology | Article Subject | TP248.13-248.65

DNA repair is a double-edged sword in stem cells. It protects normal stem cells in both embryonic and adult tissues from genetic damage, thus allowing perpetuation of intact genomes into new tissues. Fast and efficient DNA repair mechanisms have evolved in normal stem... View more
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