Contact: Joseph Caspermeyer
Arizona State University
Caption: Figure 1: Bleomycin induced double strand DNA lesion progresses through a series of events, such as primary strand scission by Fe(II).BLM at the recognition site, reactivation followed by a secondary scission on the opposing strand of duplex DNA.
Credit: The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University
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