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- n. Plural form of replisome.
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In preparation for cell division, cells rely on complex protein machines called replisomes to untwist and tease apart the double helix of DNA.
New research shows that the enzymes that copy DNA before cell division, called replisomes, are the kings of this road, kicking aside machines that are performing less critical tasks, such as transcribing instructions for proteins.
Phosphorylated Rad53 targets a number of substrate proteins, resulting in stabilization of stalled replisomes, suppression of recombination, and prevention of cell cycle progression