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Contact: Mark Derewicz
University of North Carolina Health Care

SET2 Diagram

Caption: The enzyme SET2 is needed for DNA repair, a critical step that keeps cells from mutating into cancer cells. When mutated, the human version of the enzyme--SETD2--has been implicated in kidney cancer.

Credit: Max Englund, UNC Health Care

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