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DNA Repair Protein RAD51 Homolog 2

Known as: RAD51 Homolog 2, Rad51B, RAD51 Homolog B 
DNA repair protein RAD51 homolog 2 (384 aa, ~42 kDa) is encoded by the human RAD51B gene. This protein plays a role in DNA repair.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2011
Review
2011
Chromosomal double-strand breaks (DSBs) have the potential to permanently arrest cell cycle progression and endanger cell… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The bacterial recA gene and its eukaryotic homolog RAD51 are important for DNA repair, homologous recombination, and genome… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
DNA repair by homologous recombination is essential for preserving genomic integrity. The RAD51 paralogs (RAD51B, RAD51C, RAD51D… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The five RAD51 paralogs (RAD51B, RAD51C, RAD51D, XRCC2, and XRCC3) are required in mammalian cells for normal levels of genetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The efficient repair of double-strand breaks in DNA is critical for the maintenance of genome stability. In response to ionizing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In humans, the interactions between the breast cancer susceptibility protein, BRCA2, and the RAD51 recombinase are essential for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cells defective in any of the RAD51 paralogs (RAD51B, RAD51C, RAD51D, XRCC2, and XRCC3) are sensitive to DNA cross-linking agents… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Five Rad51-like proteins, referred to as Rad51 paralogs, have been described in vertebrates. We show that two of them, Rad51B and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The highly conserved Saccharomyces cerevisiae Rad51 protein plays a central role in both mitotic and meiotic homologous DNA… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In yeast, the Rad51-related proteins include Rad55 and Rad57, which form a heterodimer that interacts with Rad51. Five human… Expand
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