Rad52, Maestro of Inverse Strand Exchange

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In this issue of Molecular Cell, Mazina et al. (2017) describe how the Rad52 protein mediates RNA-dependent DNA double-strand break repair via inverse strand exchange. This finding sheds light on how eukaryotes utilize RNA to repair chromosome breaks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalMolecular Cell
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 6 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • RNA-DNA hybrid
  • RNA-templated DNA repair
  • Rad51
  • Rad52
  • homologous recombination
  • inverse strand exchange

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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