A study led by Indiana University biologist Patricia Foster and colleagues has found that forces in the external environment and oxidation are the greatest threats to an organism's ability to repair damage to its own DNA.
17 hours ago in Cell & Microbiology
When bacteria are exposed to antibiotics, they alter the expression of a number of genes within their genome. One of these responses, known as the SOS response, results in an increase in the rate of DNA mutation. Given that ...
Oct 07, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology