Cite this page: RAD51. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainsrad51.html. Accessed October 26th, 2016.
Definition / General
- Plays major role in homologous recombination of DNA during double strand break repair (Wikipedia, GeneCards)
- Disassembles nucleosomes by unwrapping DNA from histones (Nucleic Acids Res 2013;41:7302)
- Interacts with BRCA2 and BRCA1
- Protein highly conserved in most eukaryotes, from yeast to humans
Diagrams / Tables
Interaction with BRCA2