DNA Repair Mechanisms Quiz

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Which type of DNA repair mechanism targets errors made during DNA replication?

Mismatch repair

Which type of DNA repair mechanism fixes double-strand breaks by using another copy of the chromosome as a template?

Homologous recombination

Which type of DNA repair mechanism corrects major distortions in DNA?

Nucleotide excision repair

Which type of DNA repair mechanism corrects single damaged bases in DNA?

Base excision repair

Which type of DNA repair mechanism recognizes and corrects major distortions in DNA?

Nucleotide excision repair

Which type of DNA repair mechanism targets errors made during DNA replication?

Mismatch repair

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DNA Repair Mechanisms

  • Mismatch repair targets errors made during DNA replication.
  • Homologous recombination fixes double-strand breaks by using another copy of the chromosome as a template.
  • Nucleotide excision repair corrects major distortions in DNA.
  • Base excision repair corrects single damaged bases in DNA.
  • Nucleotide excision repair recognizes and corrects major distortions in DNA.

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Test your knowledge of DNA repair mechanisms with this quiz! Learn about base excision repair, nucleotide excision repair, mismatch repair, and homologous recombination.

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