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An individual with the disorder Xeroderma pigmentosum is hypersensitive to sunlight succumbs to DNA damage caused by light exposure. What is the probable cause for this disorder? A) A fear of exposure to sunlight B) A defect in a DNA repair enzyme c) an improper hormonal mechanism

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    Xeroderma pigmentosum is a disease caused by a defect in DNA repair and sufferers of Xeroderma pigmentosum cannot repair the day-to-day damage that UV radiation in sunlight causes. Therefore the answer would be....?

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