U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Peggy Hsieh

 Contact Info

Tel: +1-301-496-0306
Email: peggyh@niddk.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Ph.D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology1983
  • B.A.Princeton University1979

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Peggy Hsieh, Ph.D.

Section Chief, Genome Dynamics SectionGenetics and Biochemistry Branch
  • Cancer Biology
  • Chromosome Biology/Epigenetics
  • Molecular Biology/Biochemistry

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Scheme for DNA Mismatch RepairMismatch recognition of MutS (MSH2-MSH6) and MutL (MLH1-PMS2); MMR proteins leads to excision of newly replicated DNA containing an error and resynthesis to restore DNA integrity.Scheme for DNA Mismatch RepairEnlarge
A MutS-Mismatched DNA ComplexStructural model based on x-ray crystallography of MutS mismatch repair protein (blue and yellow) bound to its target, and a mismatched DNA (pink and red).A MutS-Mismatched DNA ComplexEnlarge