Nucleotide excision repair
nucleotide excision repair
Glossary of "The Cell (5th ed.)" by Alberts et al. (2008)
- Type of DNA repair that corrects damage of the DNA double helix, such as those caused by chemical or UV damage, by cutting out the damaged region on one strand and resynthesizing it using the un damaged strand as template. Compare base excision repair.
- Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J. Raff, M., Roberts, K. & Walter P. 2008. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th ed. -xxxiv + 1616 pp. Garland Science, New York.