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An iron-sulfur enzyme for DNA repair

​To effectively repair a photo-induced DNA damage (a particular thymine dimer), sporulentes bacteria such as Bacillus subtilis have a specific enzyme called spore photoproduct lyase (SPL). Researchers at the Chemistry and Biology of Metals laboratory and at the DRFMC (LAN, Grenoble) have isolated and characterized this enzyme.

Published on 2 October 2006


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