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DNA Adducts

Introduction: DNA Adducts

Description of DNA Adducts

DNA Adducts: Covalent adducts between chemical mutagens and DNA. Such couplings activate DNA repair processes and, unless repaired prior to DNA replication, may lead to nucleotide substitutions, deletions, and chromosome rearrangements. (Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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