Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2000 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 3 No. 3, Issue of December 15, 2000

Figure 4.
Repairing damaged DNA. BRCA-1 is phosphorylated by the ATM protein kinase in response to a double-strand DNA break. Phosphorylated BRCA-1 activates DNA repair through homologous recombination, in cooperation with BRCA-2, mRad51, and other molecules in the mRad52 epitasis group.


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