Video 28: Richard Setlow, clip 1
The need for a good mutation repair system.
Where are the thymine dimers in the bacterial strains?
Isolating thymine dimers from the bacterial strains.
The significance of understanding mutation repair systems.
The effects of ionizing radiation.
Richard Setlow did a lot of the early work on thymine dimer repair.
Stan Rupert explains UV damage and light-activated DNA repair systems and Richard Setlow's work on thymine dimer repair.
Learn how the cause of Xeroderma pigmentosum is caused by a defect in a DNA repair system.
DNA repair is central to survival.
Gel photo of PCR amplification to detect GMO or transgenes in food.