Biopolym. Cell. 2004; 20(1-2):93-105.
The regulation of a variability of somatic mammalian cell genome under the influence of exogeneous biological factors
1Lukash L. L.
  1. Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, NAS of Ukraine
    150, Akademika Zabolotnoho Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680


The investigations are reviewed here demonstrate that biological factors of the environment induce mutations through the regulatoric informational influence on cellular systems maintaining genetic stability: replication, recombination, reparation. Among the biological factors which become the genome unstable mobile genetic elements and oncogenic viruses which induce tumorigenic transformation are distinguished. It is supposed that change of the programms of gene expression during the differentiation of stem cells to specialized ones is accompanied by the inclusion the mutation and the recombination processes.


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