repair enzyme

re·pair en·zyme

an enzyme that can catalyze the repair of damaged DNA, for example, DNA ligase.
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This was attributed to the effect of exercise on DNA repair enzyme upregulation or related to the level of training.
In this study, the genotoxic potentials of dinitroaniline herbicide PM is investigated at different concentrations in CHO cells by using the comet assay with and without the addition of the repair enzyme FPG.
Elsa Suberbielle, D.VM., Ph.D., of Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, San Francisco, and her colleagues found low levels of BRCA1 protein, a DNA repair enzyme, in the brains of deceased Alzheimer's and mild cognitive impairment patients, compared with controls, as well as in mouse models of Alzheimer's.
Verdine, "Structure of a repair enzyme interrogating undamaged DNA elucidates recognition of damaged DNA," Nature, vol.
Rupp, "A novel repair enzyme: UVRABC excision nuclease of Escherichia coli cuts a DNA strand on both sides of the damaged region," Cell, vol.
A new approach to photoprotection is to repair DNA damage after UV exposure by delivering a DNA repair enzyme into the skin by means of specially engineered liposomes.14 T4 endonuclease V has been shown to repair cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers resulting from DNA damage.15
Moreover, exposure of lung alveolar epithelial cells to Cd has been shown to significantly reduce the activity of the DNA repair enzyme formamido-pyrimidine DNA glycosylase (Potts et al.
Santa Ana, CA, April 29, 2010 --( In real life, the discovery of telomerase, the DNA repair enzyme for all plants and animals, was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
coli DNA repair enzyme, MutM, has been shown to remove 7,8-dihydro-8-oxoguanine (8-oxoG), an oxidatively damaged form of guanine nucleotide.
Other experiments demonstrated that the actual telomeres in blood cells of caregivers were shorter than those of the controls, and that the level of telomerase repair enzyme among caregivers was lower.
PARP-1 is an abundant nuclear protein and base excision repair enzyme found in most cells, residing within the nucleus and mitochondria, but can be present in the cytoplasm as well.