News tagged with repair

Endogenous protein reverses scarring in the lungs

The endogenous protein RAGE, which has usually been negatively associated with chronic inflammation and diabetic complications, plays a major role in the repair of DNA damage—and also appears to heal tissue damaged as a ...

dateNov 28, 2017 in Biochemistry
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The right way to repair DNA

Is it better to do a task quickly and make mistakes, or to do it slowly but perfectly? When it comes to deciding how to fix breaks in DNA, cells face the same choice between two major repair pathways. The decision matters, ...

dateSep 20, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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