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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1984-2017
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Photolyases and cryptochrome blue-light photoreceptors are evolutionarily related flavoproteins that perform distinct functions… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND The high and steadily increasing incidence of ultraviolet-B (UV-B)-induced skin cancer is a problem recognized… (More)
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2002
2002
DNA Photolyase is a flavoprotein that uses light to repair cyclobutylpyrimidine dimers in DNA. From considerations of the crystal… (More)
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2001
2001
DNA photolyase is a pyrimidine-dimer repair enzyme that uses visible light. Photolyase generally contains two chromophore… (More)
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2001
2001
Escherichia coli DNA photolyase (photoreactivating enzyme) is a flavoprotein. The enzyme binds to DNA containing pyrimidine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Ultraviolet-B (UVB) (290-320 nm) radiation-induced cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers within the DNA of epidermal cells are… (More)
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2000
2000
Photolyase is a DNA repair enzyme that reverses UV-induced photoproducts in DNA in a light-dependent manner. Recently, photolyase… (More)
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1997
1997
Photolyases are DNA repair enzymes that use energy from blue light to repair pyrimidine dimers. We report the isolation of an… (More)
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1997
1997
The photolyase–blue-light photoreceptor family is composed of cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer (CPD) photolyases, (6-4) photolyases… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Photolyase repairs ultraviolet (UV) damage to DNA by splitting the cyclobutane ring of the major UV photoproduct, the cis, syn… (More)
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