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The ability to photorepair UV damaged DNA and the rate of photoreactivation in two Antarctic Starfish Odontaster validus and Odontaster meridionalis compared with a New Zealand species Odontaster benhami
Entry ID: K068_2004_2006_NZ_3

Abstract: Photorepair rates in New Zealand temperate species of echinoderms show a much higher DNA photorepair than the Antarctic species Sterechinus neumayeri. To examine the reason for low rates of DNA photorepair in Sterechinus, the expression of the photorepair gene in a number of Antarctic and New Zealand starfish was compared. The Antarctic starfish Odontaster validus and Odontaster meridionalis were ... View entire text
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