Chemistry Nobel Prize Honors 'Toolbox For DNA Repair'
Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar have mapped how cells repair DNA.By Nathan Byrne | October 7, 2015
The 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry recognizes work that "has provided fundamental knowledge of how a living cell functions." Specifically, how cells repair DNA.
And the winners are:
Tomas Lindahl discovered base excision repair, which constantly counteracts DNA collapse.