"DNA Topoisomerases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Enzymes that regulate the topology of DNA by actions such as breaking, relaxing, passing, and rejoining strands of DNA in cells. These enzymes are important components of the DNA replication system. They are classified by their substrate specificities. DNA TOPOISOMERASE I enzymes act on a single strand of DNA. DNA TOPOISOMERASE II enzymes act on double strands of DNA.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "DNA Topoisomerases" by people in Profiles.
Quinacrine has anticancer activity in breast cancer cells through inhibition of topoisomerase activity. Int J Cancer. 2012 Apr 01; 130(7):1660-70.