Twenty Five Years of DNA Repair

  • R. B. Setlow


This Congress and, in particular, this article is dedicated to the memory of Alexander Hollaender, a pioneer in the fields of radiation biology and the effects of radiation on nucleic acids. Hollaender died on December 6, 1986, shortly before his 88th birthday on December 19. His pioneering work led to the identification of nucleic acids as genetic material and to the existence of recovery following irradiation long before DNA was known to be important or its structure was known.


Excision Repair Xeroderma Pigmentosum Methyl Transferase Pyrimidine Dimer Thymine Dimer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. B. Setlow
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  1. 1.Biology DepartmentBrookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA

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