Nucleotide Excision Repair in Bacteria
Published Online: 12 DEC 2001
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How to Cite
Grossman, L. and Kovalsky, O. 2001. Nucleotide Excision Repair in Bacteria. eLS. .
- Published Online: 12 DEC 2001
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.
- enzymology of DNA repair;
- damage recognition;
- UvrABC endonuclease