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.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
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