Notre Dame researchers develop enzyme that may reverse skin damage

Author: William G. Gilroy

Scientists at the University of Notre Dame have synthesized an artificial enzyme they believe can repair sun-damaged DNA, the cause of many skin cancers. The breakthrough was reported recently in San Diego at a meeting of the American Chemical Society by Marco Jonas, one of a team of Notre Dame researchers led by Olaf Wiest, an associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry.p.

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