|Nei endonuclease VIII-like 3 (E. coli)|
|Symbols||; FGP2; FPG2; NEI3; ZGRF3; hFPG2; hNEI3|
NEIL3 belongs to a class of DNA glycosylases homologous to the bacterial Fpg/Nei family. These glycosylases initiate the first step in base excision repair by cleaving bases damaged by reactive oxygen species and introducing a DNA strand break via the associated lyase reaction.
- "Entrez Gene: Nei endonuclease VIII-like 3 (E. coli)".
- Bandaru V, Sunkara S, Wallace SS, Bond JP (July 2002). "A novel human DNA glycosylase that removes oxidative DNA damage and is homologous to Escherichia coli endonuclease VIII". DNA Repair (Amst.) 1 (7): 517–29. doi:10.1016/S1568-7864(02)00036-8. PMID 12509226.
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