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Analysis of DNA Repair and Protection in the Tardigrade Ramazzottius varieornatus and Hypsibius dujardini after Exposure to UVC Radiation

  • Daiki D. Horikawa mail,

    horikawadd@gmail.com (DDH); Lynn.J.Rothschild@nasa.gov (LJR)

    Affiliations: Biospheric Science Branch, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, United States of America, NASA Astrobiology Institute

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  • John Cumbers,

    Affiliations: Biospheric Science Branch, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, United States of America, Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Iori Sakakibara,

    Affiliations: INSERM U1016, Institut Cochin, Paris, France, CNRS UMR 8104, Paris, France, Université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France

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  • Dana Rogoff,

    Affiliation: Biospheric Science Branch, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, United States of America

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  • Stefan Leuko,

    Affiliation: Biospheric Science Branch, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, United States of America

    Current address: German Aerospace Center (DLR e.V.), Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Radiation Biology Department, Linder Hoehe, Cologne (Koeln), Germany

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  • Raechel Harnoto,

    Affiliation: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, United States of America

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  • Kazuharu Arakawa,

    Affiliation: Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University, Fujisawa, Japan

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  • Toshiaki Katayama,

    Affiliation: Human Genome Center, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Takekazu Kunieda,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Atsushi Toyoda,

    Affiliation: Center for Information Biology, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan

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  • Asao Fujiyama,

    Affiliation: Principles of Informatics Research Division, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Lynn J. Rothschild mail

    horikawadd@gmail.com (DDH); Lynn.J.Rothschild@nasa.gov (LJR)

    Affiliations: Biospheric Science Branch, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, United States of America, NASA Astrobiology Institute, Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Published: June 06, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064793

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