repair nucleases

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Enzymes involved in DNA repair; endonucleases that recognize a site of damage or an incorrect base pairing and excise them, and exonucleases that remove the neighbouring nucleotides on one strand. See cernunnos; damaged DNA-binding proteins; DNA ligase; DNA polymerase; excision repair; mismatch repair; nonhomologous end-joining; SOS system, also diseases in which repair is deficient such as ataxia telangiectasia and xeroderma pigmentosum.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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