DNA repair

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DNA repair

any of the processes in the CELL in which damaged DNA is recognized and repaired. The process may involve precise reversal of the damage, or removal of the damage followed by replacement with normal DNA. See, for example, DARK REPAIR, EXCISION REPAIR, MISMATCH REPAIR.
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