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)
JournalDNA Repair
Volume3
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2 2004

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DNA Glycosylases
Uracil
Glycoside Hydrolases
Cytosine
DNA Repair
Escherichia coli
Repair
DNA
Enzymes

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  • Molecular Biology

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