Number of spontaneous lesions that occur in DNA within 24 h as a result of deamination, depurinization, oxidation, and incorrect methylation

Value 100000 Lesions/day
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Krutyakov VM, Kravetskaya TP. DNA polymerases and carcinogenesis. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2010 Aug75(8):959-64. p.962 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID21073415
Primary Source Holmquist GP. Endogenous lesions, S-phase-independent spontaneous mutations, and evolutionary strategies for base excision repair. Mutat Res. 1998 May 25 400(1-2):59-68.PubMed ID9685584
Entered by Uri M
ID 106789