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The activity and expression of DNA repair/photoreactivation with the enzyme photolyase in the sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri, McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K068_2003_2004_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: An important aspect of understanding the impact of increased UVR is assessing the ability of Antarctic species to repair DNA damaged through the process of photoreactiviation or photorepair. To repair DNA damage organisms have evolved the enzyme photolyase, a light dependent enzyme that requires UVR and visible irradiance to be catalytic. To quantify the importance of photorepair rates in ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.06   S: -77.86   E: 166.76   W: 164.42
Min Altitude: 0M Max Altitude: 0M
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 15M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-10-27
Stop Date: 2003-11-16
Quality Any collected samples get destroyed in their analysis. Field notebooks are held by the investigator, please contact for more information.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 3 479 7463
Fax: +64 3 479 8336
Email: miles.lamare at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Marine Science
University of Otago
PO Box 56
City: Dunedin
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Isely, N., Lamare, M.D., Marshall, C., Barker, M. 2009. Expression of the DNA repair enzyme, photolyase, in developmental tissues and larvae, and in response to ambient UV-R in the Antarctic sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri. Photochemistry and photobiology 85: 1168–1176 2009.
doi: 10.1111 / j.1751-1097.2009.00566.x
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-02-23

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