Some articles on dna, 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 genes, dna and/or repair:
“Whether you want it or not,
your genes have a political past,
your skin a political tone.
your eyes a political color.
you walk with political steps
on political ground.”
—Wislawa Szymborska (b. 1923)
“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)
“The land is the appointed remedy for whatever is false and fantastic in our culture. The continent we inhabit is to be physic and food for our mind, as well as our body. The land, with its tranquilizing, sanative influences, is to repair the errors of a scholastic and traditional education, and bring us to just relations with men and things.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)