Summary #1062

New protein could be used to selectively repair DNA strands

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  • New protein—TEX264—could help us reverse DNA damage, and help cure neurological diseases, cancer, and aging side-effects, scientists say.
  • TEX264 is kind of sticky, it sticks to other enzymes and together they can destroy toxic proteins that cause DNA damage.
  • It is a very complex study and it’s still in early stages, but TEX264 already shows a lot of promise, according to study authors.
  • The ultimate goal is to selectively repair damaged DNA strands, and a lot more work needs to be done to reach that goal.

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