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Ultraviolet-Light-Induced Incorporation of Bromodeoxyuridine into Parental DNA of an Excision-Defective Mutant of Escherichia coli

  • Ronald D. Ley
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Abstract

Bromodeoxyuridine-containing regions approximately 1.5 X 104 nucleotides in length, and at intervals equivalent to the pyrimidine dimer content of the DNA, have been observed in the parental DNA of an excision-defective strain of Escherichia coli exposed to 10 ergs mm-2 at 254 nm followed by prolonged incubation in the presence of bromodeoxyuridine.

Keywords

Pyrimidine Dime Repair Synthesis Post Replication Repair Unirradiated Cell Daughter Strand 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald D. Ley
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  1. 1.Division of Biological and Medical ResearchArgonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA

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