Encyclopedia of Cancer

2009 Edition
| Editors: Manfred Schwab

6,4-Photoproduct

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-47648-1_4557

Definition

A  DNA photoproduct that is generated upon covalent linkage between the C-6 position of one pyrimidine and the C-4 position of the 3υ adjacent pyrimidine.

 Solar Ultraviolet Light

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