Example sentences for: alkb

How can you use “alkb” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • AlkB binds ssDNA and is required for the processing of toxic DNA modifications caused by SN2 alkylating agents such as methylmethanesulfonate (MMS) specifically on ssDNA.

  • The Non-redundant Protein Sequence Database (NCBI) [ 21] was searched using the PSI-BLAST program [ 22] run to convergence, with a profile-inclusion threshold of 0.01 and AlkB protein sequences from various organisms as queries.

  • Recent studies have shown that AlkB is required for specifically processing lesions resulting from the alkylation of single-stranded (ss) DNA [ 18].

  • The specific action of AlkB on ssDNA suggests that ssRNA could be the substrate for other members of this family.

  • In particular, we propose a specific mechanism of action in DNA repair, and possibly in RNA modification, for the AlkB protein and its homologs.


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