repair nucleasemedical dictionary


<molecular biology> Class of enzymes involved in DNA repair. It includes endonucleases that recognise a site of damage or an incorrect base pairing and cut it out and exonucleases that remove neighbouring nucleotides on one strand. These are then replaced by a DNA polymerase.

(11 Mar 2008)

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