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DNA Photolyase

Known as: Deoxyribodipyrimidine Photolyase, Photolyases, DNA, Deoxyribodipyrimidine Photo-Lyase [Chemical/Ingredient] 
An enzyme that catalyzes the reactivation by light of UV-irradiated DNA. It breaks two carbon-carbon bonds in PYRIMIDINE DIMERS in DNA.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Members of the cryptochrome/photolyase family (CPF) are widely distributed throughout all kingdoms, and encode photosensitive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Photolyases and cryptochrome blue-light photoreceptors are evolutionarily related flavoproteins that perform distinct functions… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Signals generated by cryptochrome (CRY) blue-light photoreceptors are responsible for a variety of developmental and circadian… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
DNA photolyases use light energy to repair DNA that comprises ultraviolet-induced lesions such as the cis-syn cyclobutane… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
1. Electron Donor 2223 2. Electron Transfer Path 2225 3. Electron Transfer Mechanism 2226 4. Physiological Relevance 2226 D… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Amino-acid radicals play key roles in many enzymatic reactions. Catalysis often involves transfer of a radical character within… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Many biochemical, physiological and behavioural processes show circadian rhythms which are generated by an internal time-keeping… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Eukaryotic cells have multiple mechanisms for repairing damaged DNA. O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase directly reverses… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers (Pyr < > Pyr) are the major DNA photoproducts induced by the UV component of solar radiation… Expand
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Review
1988
Review
1988
DIRECT REPAIR: DNA PHOTOLYASES.. . . . ......... . ......... 31 Escherichia Coli Photolyase… Expand
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