Advertisement
Research Article

Human Telomeres Are Hypersensitive to UV-Induced DNA Damage and Refractory to Repair

  • Patrick J. Rochette,

    Affiliations: Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    Current address: Centre de recherche du CHA (Hôpital du St-Sacrement), Québec, Canada

    X
  • Douglas E. Brash mail

    douglas.brash@yale.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    X
  • Published: April 29, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000926

About the Authors

Patrick J. Rochette, Douglas E. Brash
Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Patrick J. Rochette, Douglas E. Brash
Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Douglas E. Brash
Department of Genetics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Douglas E. Brash
Department of Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: douglas.brash@yale.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PJR DEB. Performed the experiments: PJR. Analyzed the data: PJR DEB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PJR DEB. Wrote the paper: PJR DEB.