New findings on DNA repair mechanism

New findings on DNA repair mechanism
Recently, scientists have revealed that how key proteins get to the sites of broken DNA to facilitate the DNA repair process. They have discovered the function of 53BP1, which is a protein that interacts with the phosphorylation mark of H2AX (histone). This interaction helps in bringing 53BP1 to the damaged DNA site, where it mediates the repair of double-stranded breaks in DNA by encouraging the molecular repair machinery to glue the two ends back together.
How to cite this article:
Hameedunissa Begum Shariff. New findings on DNA repair mechanism. BioLim O-Media. 09 March, 2017. 5(3).
Available from: http://archive.biolim.org/omedia/read/BOMA0189.