RecA


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RecA

An Escherichia coli protein that specifically recognizes single-stranded DNA and anneals it to a complementary sequence in a duplex that is homologous. This results in the displacement of the original complementary strand of the duplex.
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This finding is in contrast to what was believed to be the presumed transcriptional target of MMC, recA. It was previously suggested that all other MMC-induced changes in transcription are mediated through recA.
"Under current law," Pamperin explains, "if you receive any RECA pay-merits your VA benefit is terminated."
Working together, the New Mexico Uranium Workers Council, the Uranium Radiation Victims Committee and the Navajo Office of Uranium Workers have come up with a proposed revision to RECA that would increase benefits (to as much as $200,000) for a much wider group of former uranium workers.
In describing the massive red tape required for qualifying for "compassionate" payments under RECA, Eichstaedt discusses the Justice Department's fixation on "preventing fraud" by requiring excess documentation.
Researchers have shown that the presence of antibiotics activates SOS response and thus increases concentration of RecA protein.
In April 2003, we reported that projected funding estimates to pay RECA claims may be inadequate and recommended that DOJ work with Congress to address the funding requirements.
In response to a growing number of affected uranium miners, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) was passed by the U.S.
In what biologists call the SOS response, the bacterium activates a protein called RecA. "It's a trigger that turns on the whole cascade of gene expression that produces the DNA-repair machinery," says Henry Paulus of the Boston Biomedical Research Institute.