Biology Worksheet 19.docx - Zoya Kai Ph.D Bio 316 Review#U3W4 CSUSM 1 One mechanism for repairing pyrimidine dimers(thymine dimers is the excision

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Zoya Kai, Ph.D. Bio 316: Review #U3W4 CSUSM 1) One mechanism for repairing pyrimidine dimers (thymine dimers) is the excision repair pathway. 2) The reason xeroderma pigmentosa cannot repair pyrimidine dimers , they exhibit skin cancer rates 2000 -fold higher than average. 3) Before an oncogene is mutated it’s called a proto - oncogene . 4) Many of these genes came from viruses . 5) A loss-of-function mutation in the DNA leads to proteins that are activated or
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  • Fall '19
  • DNA, Mutation, DNA repair, pyrimidine dimers, Zoya Kai, reason xeroderma pigmentosa

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