Certain enzymes that repair alkylation lesions in DNA are formed when Escherichia coli cells are exposed to low doses of alkylating agents. This process, termed the adaptive response, is controlled by the ada gene, whose product is a repair enzyme as well as a transcriptional regulator.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Trends in Genetics|
|Publication status||Published - 1987|
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