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Preserving Genome Integrity: The DdrA Protein of Deinococcus radiodurans R1

  • Dennis R Harris,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Masashi Tanaka,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    ¤1 Current address: Department of Immunology and Medical Zoology, School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Japan

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  • Sergei V Saveliev,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

    ¤2 Current address: Proteomics, R&D, Promega Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Edmond Jolivet,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Ashlee M Earl,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    ¤3 Current address: Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Michael M Cox,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • John R Battista mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: jbattis@lsu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Published: September 07, 2004
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020304

About the Authors

Dennis R Harris, Sergei V Saveliev, Michael M Cox
Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
Masashi Tanaka, Edmond Jolivet, Ashlee M Earl, John R Battista
Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jbattis@lsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

MMC and JRB conceived and designed the experiments. DRH, MT, SVS, EJ, and AME performed the experiments. DRH, MT, SVS, EJ, AME, MMC, and JRB analyzed the data. MMC and JRB wrote the paper.