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MARCH 17, 2009
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BRCA1 (red) readily localizes to laser-induced DNA damage sites demarcated by the DNA repair protein (green) in control cells (left column). BRCA1 recruitment to DNA damage sites is strongly reduced in MERIT40-deficient cells (right column)

Credit: Roger Greenberg, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

BRCA1 (red) readily localizes to laser-induced DNA damage sites demarcated by the DNA repair protein (green) in control cells (left column). BRCA1 recruitment to DNA damage sites is strongly reduced in MERIT40-deficient cells (right column)
 


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