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Taking Drosophila Rad51 for a SPiN

Nature Structural & Molecular Biology volume 11, pages 910 (2004) | Download Citation

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A recent paper reports that Spn-A is the Rad51 ortholog in Drosophila melanogaster. This and other findings in this study open the door to genetic analysis of Rad51 functions in a model metazoan.

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  1. Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA. sekelsky@unc.edu

    • Sarah J Radford
    •  & Jeff J Sekelsky

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