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Nucleotide Excision Repair in Bacteria

  1. Lawrence Grossman1,
  2. Oleg Kovalsky2

Published Online: 12 DEC 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000560

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How to Cite

Grossman, L. and Kovalsky, O. 2001. Nucleotide Excision Repair in Bacteria. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  2. 2

    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 DEC 2001

Abstract

Nucleotide excision repair removes a wide variety of damages from bacterial genomes through a set of coordinated enzymatic reactions carried out by multiprotein complexes. It is coupled to other cellular processes, notably transcription.

Keywords:

  • bacteria;
  • enzymology of DNA repair;
  • damage recognition;
  • UvrABC endonuclease