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Alison Burgess Hickman


Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA


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    Hickman A, Li Y, Mathew S, May E, Craig N, Dyda F. Unexpected structural diversity in DNA recombination: the restriction endonuclease connection. Mol Cell. 2000;5:1025-34 pubmed
    ..This result indicates that the range of biological processes that utilize restriction enzyme-like folds also includes DNA transposition. ..
  2. Hickman A, Chandler M, Dyda F. Integrating prokaryotes and eukaryotes: DNA transposases in light of structure. Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol. 2010;45:50-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Detailed understanding of transposition pathways is a prerequisite for the long-term goal of exploiting DNA transposons as genetic tools and as a basis for genetic medical applications. ..