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Part-time cop nabs deviant DNA

An unlikely candidate emerges as a potential new tumor suppressor: p18, a protein that helps hook tRNAs up to amino acids. p18 also mediates repair of breaks in DNA, keeping cancer at bay.

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Figure 1: Role of ARS-associated p18 in genome surveillance.

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Abraham, R. Part-time cop nabs deviant DNA. Nat Med 11, 257–258 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/nm0305-257

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