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Mechanistic Studies of DNA Repair

  • Winners: Paul L. Modrich (Duke University Medical School) Tomas Lindahl (Francis Crick Institute and Clare Hall Laboratory , UK) and Aziz Sancar (University of North Carolina)
  • Lindahl- Base excision repair
  • Modrich- Mixmatch pair repair
  • Sancar- nucleotide excision repair
  • Consequences include insight into what goes wrong in DNA when cancer occurs