Damage signaling: RecQ sends an SOS to you

Wolf Dietrich Heyer

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Abstract

The DNA helicase RecQ is required for proper induction of the SOS response to replication stress in Escherichia coli. Unwinding of stalled replication forks by RecQ family helicases in bacteria, and possibly in eukaryotes, may provide a means of damage signaling and recovering stalled replication forks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume14
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 26 2004

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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