DNA Repair Deficiency

Some articles on dna, dna repair:

Secondary Neoplasm - Malignant Neoplasms - Primary Causes: DNA Damage/deficient DNA Repair
... DNA damage is considered to be the primary underlying cause of malignant neoplasms (cancers) ... (The central features of DNA damage, epigenetic alterations and deficient DNA repair in progression to cancer are shown in red.) DNA damage is very common ... Naturally occurring DNA damages (mostly due to cellular metabolism and the properties of DNA in water at body temperatures) occur at a rate of more than 10,000 new damages, on average, per human cell ...

Famous quotes containing the words deficiency, dna and/or repair:

    It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals, in states, and in Providence, than to see their real import and value.
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)

    Here [in London, history] ... seemed the very fabric of things, as if the city were a single growth of stone and brick, uncounted strata of message and meaning, age upon age, generated over the centuries to the dictates of some now all-but-unreadable DNA of commerce and empire.
    William Gibson (b. 1948)

    It is not only a question of who is responsible for very young children. There is no longer anyone home to care for adolescents and the elderly. There is no one around to take in the car for repair or to let the plumber in. Working families are faced with daily dilemmas: Who will take care of a sick child? Who will go to the big soccer game? Who will attend the teacher conference?
    Fran Sussner Rodgers (20th century)