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DNA Damage Recognition

1st Edition

Edited by Wolfram Siede, Paul W. Doetsch

CRC Press

872 pages

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Description

Stands as the most comprehensive guide to the subject—covering every essential topic related to DNA damage identification and repair.

Covering a wide array of topics from bacteria to human cells, this book summarizes recent developments in DNA damage repair and recognition while providing timely reviews on the molecular mechanisms employed by cells to distinguish between damaged and undamaged sites and stimulate the appropriate repair pathways.

about the editors…

WOLFRAM SIEDE is Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth.  He received the Ph.D. degree (1986) from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt Germany.

YOKE WAH KOW is Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.  He received the Ph.D. degree (1981) from Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.

PAUL W. DOETSCH is Professor, Departments of Biochemistry, Radiation Oncology, and Hematology and Oncology, and Associate Director for Basic Research, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.  He received the Ph.D. degree (1982) from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Mechanisms of Damage Recognition: Theoretical Considerations. UV Damage and Other Bulky DNA-adducts. Non-bulky Base Damage. Mismatch Repair. Replicational Bypass of DNA Lesions. DNA Strand Breaks. Perception of DNA Damage for Initiating Regulatory Responses

About the Editors

Wolfram Siede, Yoke Wah Kow, Paul W. Doetsch

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED008000
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
MED096000
MEDICAL / Toxicology
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology