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DNA Mismatch Repair

CELLS-1HMVX8

DNA mismatch repair is a mechanism for recognizing and repairing erroneous incorporation of mismatched bases that can arise during DNA replication.

In which ONE of the following organisms is methylation used to distinguish parent (template) from daughter (nascent) strands during DNA replication and DNA repair?

A

Yeast.

B

C. elegans.

C

Protists.

D

Arthropods.

E

Gram-negative bacteria.