SP 2010_-_Recombination Mechanism

SP 2010_-_Recombination Mechanism - the recombinase enzyme...

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Recombination Mechanism Recombination begins as two DNA molecules come together to form a recombination synapse. One strand from each duplex is cleaved by recombinase enzyme; the 3’ end of each of the cleaved strands is linked to a tyrosine (Y) residue on
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Unformatted text preview: the recombinase enzyme. New phosphodiester bonds are formed when a 5’ end of the other cleaved strand in the complex attacks these tyrosine-DNA adducts. After isomerization, these steps are repeated to from the recombined products...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2010 for the course CHEM Chem 114C taught by Professor Hoffman during the Spring '07 term at UCSD.

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