DNA damage in Saccharomyces cerevisiae can prompt various changes to the budding yeast's protein abundance and its protein localization patterns, according to a study by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The team exposed a library of yeast strains with fluorescently tagged proteins to a DNA damaging chemical called methyl methanesulfonate.

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