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DNA Laddering and Apoptosis

Craig A. Mandato CAMANDAT at BIOLOGY.watstar.uwaterloo.ca
Wed Nov 19 15:35:35 EST 1997


I have a quick question regarding the DNA fragmentation which takes place 
during the intermediate phase of apoptosis. What "exactly" causes the 
discrete banding pattern and why are there even increments of DNA bands; 
ie., why don't you get a smear.

Thank you

Craig Mandato                           Rm: Biology 2, 156
Department of Biology                   Tel: 519-885-1211
University of Waterloo                  e-mail: camandat at sciborg.uwaterloo.ca
Waterloo, Ontario
Canada  N2L 3G1

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