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Cisplatin). In addition, radiosensitization by thymidine analogues such as IUdR is enhanced in MMR-deficient cells because of inability to remove the modified base. The MMR status of cells is therefore of importance for outcome, not for radiotherapy alone, but for combinations of radiotherapy with some chemotherapy or radiosensitizing agents. Nucleotide excision repair copes with bulky lesions, such as those caused by UV light (thymine dimers), and DNA adducts induced by cisplatin. However, as with MMR, knocking out NER genes has, in general, little effect on sensitivity to ionizing radiation, and so no detailed discussion of NER will be included here.
The link between SSBs and DSBs Single-strand breaks can lead to the formation of DSBs in two main ways. First, ionizing radiation damage often occurs in clusters, such that some SSBs will also have damage to DNA bases in their near vicinity. 8). It has been shown that, if base damage occurs on the opposite strand to a radiation-induced SSB, the temporary nick formed during BER can combine with the radiation break on the opposite strand causing a DSB. Second, if a SSB encounters a replication fork during S phase, this leads to collapse of the fork and a single-ended DSB.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to infer the importance of any particular cell death pathway simply by monitoring how a particular cell dies after being irradiated. Multiple cell death pathways may be activated within the same cell, but because a cell can die just once, the type of cell death that is observed will be that which occurs most rapidly and not necessarily that which is most sensitive to activation. For example, just because a cell dies by apoptosis after some given dose of radiation does In a small minority of cell types, cell death occurs rapidly, within several hours after irradiation (Fig.