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    Repairing DNA

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    Like a watch wrapped around a wrist, a special enzyme encircles the double helix to repair a broken strand of DNA. Without molecules that can mend such breaks, cells can malfunction, die, or become cancerous. Related to image 3493.
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    KeywordsDNA repair
    SourceTom Ellenberger, Washington University School of Medicine
    Date
    Credit LineCourtesy of Tom Ellenberger, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Dave Gohara, Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
    InvestigatorTom Ellenberger
    Record TypeIllustration
    Topic Area(s);#Genes;#
    Previous Uses Featured in the November 21, 2006, issue of Biomedical Beat
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