Hold tight (but not too tight) to get it right: Accurate bypass of an 8-oxoguanine lesion by DNA polymerase β

Luis G. Brieba, Tom Ellenberger

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Abstract

Crystal structures of DNA polymerase β encountering an 8-oxoguanine lesion show how the polymerase selects an otherwise unfavorable conformation of a damaged template base to enable error-free bypass.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalStructure
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

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