Nucleotide Excision Repair in Eukaryotes
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Friedberg, E. C. 2001. Nucleotide Excision Repair in Eukaryotes. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Nucleotide excision repair is the process whereby eukaryotic cells repair damaged DNA by the excision of damaged bases as oligonucleotide fragments. Several genes have been identified as expressing proteins important for the repair mechanism and have therefore been implicated in the related human hereditary diseases.
- DNA repair;
- nucleotide excision repair;
- human eukaryotes;
- DNA damage