Summary: Involved in the homologous recombination repair (HRR) pathway of double-stranded DNA, thought to repair chromosomal fragmentation, translocations and deletions. Part of the RAD21 paralog protein complex CX3 which acts in the BRCA1-BRCA2-dependent HR pathway. Upon DNA damage, CX3 acts downstream of RAD51 recruitment; the complex binds predominantly to the intersection of the four duplex arms of the Holliday junction (HJ) and to junctions of replication forks. Involved in HJ resolution and thus in processing HR intermediates late in the DNA repair process; the function may be linked to the CX3 complex and seems to involve GEN1 during mitotic cell cycle progression. Part of a PALB2-scaffolded HR complex containing BRCA2 and RAD51C and which is thought to play a role in DNA repair by HR. Plays a role in regulating mitochondrial DNA copy number under conditions of oxidative stress in the presence of RAD51 and RAD51C. [UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function]
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The use of this shRNA has been cited in the following citations:
WRN controls formation of extrachromosomal telomeric circles and is required for TRF2B-mediated telomere shortening, Baomin Li, Sonali P. Jog, Sita Reddy, and Lucio Comai,
Mol. Cell. Biol., Mar 2008; 28: 1892 - 1904.
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