Expression of somatic DNA repair genes in human testes

@article{Galetzka2007ExpressionOS,
  title={Expression of somatic DNA repair genes in human testes},
  author={Danuta Galetzka and Eva Weis and Nicolai Kohlschmidt and Oliver Bitz and R Stein and Thomas Haaf},
  journal={Journal of Cellular Biochemistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={100}
}
Meiosis is the key process for recombination and reduction of the diploid chromosome set to a haploid one. Many genes that have been found in yeast or mouse models to play a role in meiosis are also important for the repair of DNA damage in somatic cells. To study the DNA repair gene transcriptome during male germ cell development, we have developed a specialized cDNA microarray with 181 human genes which are involved in different somatic DNA repair pathways and/or cell cycle control and 45… 

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