Maki Takata-Yahiro

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Mismatched or damaged base pairs in DNA are mutagenic and both eukaryotes and prokaryotes have a series of repair systems that decrease a spontaneous mutation rate. All exocyclic amino groups of cytosine(C), adenine(A), and guanine(G) contribute to hydrogen bonds for base pairing. High temperature and oxidative stresses increase the deamination of these(More)
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