[ RadSafe ] Two interesting papers on DNA repair mechanisms

parthasarathy k s ksparth at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jul 2 06:55:18 CDT 2010


The following papers just published reveal the complexities of  the DNA repair 
DNA mutation rates raise curtain on cause of cancer
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-07/bu-dmr063010.php >
Scientists uncover novel role for DNA repair protein linked to cancer
< http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-07/tu-sun063010.php >
The finding that the process of repairing DNA damage itself causes more 
is worrying. No wonder one may have to continue to accept LNT concept for the 
time being as a precautionary approach.

Any comments?



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