Inroads into base excision repair II. The discovery of DNA glycosylases. "An N-glycosidase from Escherichia coli that releases free uracil from DNA containing deaminated cytosine residues," Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 1974.

Errol C. Friedberg, Tomas Lindahl

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Abstract

The discovery of a DNA glycosylase that specifically removes uracil from DNA, opened the door for uncovering a large class of such enzymes that are fundamental to the process of base excision repair of DNA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1532-1536; discussion 1531-1532
JournalDNA repair
Volume3
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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