APE1: A Multifunctional Protein

AP-endonuclease (APE1/Ref-1) is an essential multifunctional protein involved in the repair of oxidative DNA damage as well as in transcriptional regulation in tumor cells. It functions as an apurinic/apyrimidinic (AP) endodeoxyribonuclease in the DNA base excision repair (BER) pathway of DNA lesion ...

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FANCD2: A big component of the DNA repair crew

The genetic disorder known as Fanconi anemia (FANC) is a heterogeneous, autosomal-recessive cancer susceptibility condition characterized by a wide array of symptoms. These include congenital malformations, progressive bone marrow failure, DNA-damage hypersensitivity, and genome instability. The pro ...

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