RNA repair: Damage control

Alfonso Bellacosa, Eric G. Moss

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RNA in a cell is subject to many of the same insults as DNA. RNA damage can induce apoptosis and may be exploited for anti-cancer chemotherapy. It is a surprise, however, to learn that cells may repair RNA damage, suggesting a far greater significance of RNA in genotoxic stress.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R482-R484
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jun 17 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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