A Putative Photolyase from Haloferax volcanii

  • Winnie Wu

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Extreme halophilic archaea, like Haloferax volcanii, which thrive in hypersaline environments, are subject to intense UV irradiation in their natural habitats; however, the mechanisms underlying their superb tolerance to UV-induced cytotoxic DNA lesions, mainly cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers (Pyr
Date of Award1 Oct 2009
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Bath
SupervisorDavid Hough (Supervisor) & Momna Hejmadi (Supervisor)

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