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Researchers ID New Mechanism for Keeping DNA Protein in Line

Electrostatic forces known as phosphate steering help guide the actions of an enzyme called FEN1 that is critical in DNA replication and repair, a new study finds. The findings help explain how FEN1 distinguishes which strands of DNA to target, revealing key details on a vital process in healthy cells, and providing new directions for cancer treatment research. More>

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