The DNA mismatch repair MSH2/MSH6 heterodimer is responsible for the detection of DNA damage, and may promote apoptosis in normal cells, thus protecting mammals from ultraviolet-induced malignant transformation and hence the prevention of skin cancer.
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Protein Aliases: DNA mismatch repair protein Msh6; G/T mismatch-binding protein; GTBP; hMSH6; MutS protein homolog 6; MutS-alpha 160 kDa subunit; p160; sperm-associated protein
Gene Aliases: GTBP; GTMBP; HNPCC5; HSAP; MSH6; p160
UniProt ID: (Human) P52701
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2956