Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Enzymes and Coenzymes [D08] » Enzymes » DNA Repair Enzymes » DNA Glycosylases
Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Enzymes and Coenzymes [D08] » Enzymes » Hydrolases » Glycoside Hydrolases » N-Glycosyl Hydrolases » DNA Glycosylases
A family of DNA repair enzymes that recognize damaged nucleotide bases and remove them by hydrolyzing the N-glycosidic bond that attaches them to the sugar backbone of the DNA molecule. The process called BASE EXCISION REPAIR can be completed by a DNA-(APURINIC OR APYRIMIDINIC SITE) LYASE which excises the remaining RIBOSE sugar from the DNA. MeSH
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