DNA Damage Induced by Alkylating Agents and Repair Pathways

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Kondo, Natsuko; Takahashi, Akihisa; Ono, Koji; Ohnishi, Takeo;

The cytotoxic effects of alkylating agents are strongly attenuated by cellular DNA repair processes, necessitating a clear understanding of the repair mechanisms. Simple methylating agents form adducts at N- and O-atoms. N-methylations are removed by base excision repai... View more
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