Synonyms: DNA repair protein XRCC4; X-ray repair cross complementing protein 4; X-ray repair, complementing defective, repair in Chinese hamster; X-ray repair complementing defective repair in Chinese hamster cells 4
Summary: The protein encoded by this gene functions together with DNA ligase IV and the DNA-dependent protein kinase in the repair of DNA double-strand break by non-homologous end joining and the completion of V(D)J recombination events. The non-homologous end-joining pathway is required both for normal development and for suppression of tumors. This gene functionally complements XR-1 Chinese hamster ovary cell mutant, which is impaired in DNA double-strand breaks produced by ionizing radiation and restriction enzymes. Alternative transcription initiation and alternative splicing generates several transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2008].
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TR300422 has not yet been cited specifically in any publications.
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