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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-190619-8
Sleep: DNA Repair Function for Better Neuronal Aging?
Mourrain, P., Wang, G.X.
Date: 2019
Source: Current biology : CB   29: R585-R588 (Other)
Registered Authors: Mourrain, Philippe
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms:
  • Animals
  • Chromosomes
  • DNA Damage
  • DNA Repair
  • Neurons*
  • Sleep*
PubMed: 31211981 Full text @ Curr. Biol.
ABSTRACT
A novel potential role of sleep is neuronal DNA repair. Live imaging of chromosome dynamics in zebrafish neurons has uncovered how sleep can repair DNA breaks accumulated during wake to maintain genome integrity and likely slow down neuronal aging.
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