Special Issue "Evolution of Radiation Resistance"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 December 2022 | Viewed by 233
The phenotype of radiation resistance is widespread in the phylogenetic tree of life, with representative organisms from all three domains. However, the level of radiation resistance among organisms from closely related groups varies by orders of magnitude, indicating that there are multiple factors affecting this trait. In order to gather the latest news and discoveries on this topic, we are setting up a Special Issue entitled “Evolution of Radiation Resistance”. We aim to incorporate related papers that reflect the diversity of organisms resistant to ionizing and non-ionizing radiations. These include model, engineered, or evolved strains, novel environmental isolates, and any other type of radiation-resistant living system. In this Special Issue, advances will be presented in understanding their mechanisms and strategies associated with protection and survival. These include antioxidant response, DNA repair, production of intracellular metabolites, extracellular compounds and biological pigments, and any other mechanism employed by living systems to cope with increased levels of radiation.
Dr. Ivan Glaucio Paulino-Lima
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- DNA repair
- synthetic biology
- directed evolution