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Deoxyribodipyrimidine Photo-Lyase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Deoxyribodipyrimidine Photo-Lyase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.074.124
D08.811.520.224.187
Unique ID
D004255
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004255
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the reactivation by light of UV-irradiated DNA. It breaks two carbon-carbon bonds in PYRIMIDINE DIMERS in DNA.
Entry Term(s)
DNA Photolyase
DNA Photolyases
DNA Photoreactivating Enzyme
Deoxyribodipyrimidine Photolyase
Photolyase
Photolyases
Photoreactivating Enzyme
Registry Number
EC 4.1.99.3
CAS Type 1 Name
Deoxyribocyclobutadipyrimidine pyrimidine-lyase
Previous Indexing
DNA (1972-1974)
Lyases (1972-1974)
Photochemistry (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
97; was DNA PHOTOLYASE 1975-96 (see under LYASES 1975-90); DEOXYRIBODIPYRIMIDINE PHOTOLYASE was see DNA PHOTOLYASE 1975-96
History Note
97; was DNA PHOTOLYASE 1975-96 (see under LYASES 1975-90); DEOXYRIBODIPYRIMIDINE PHOTOLYASE was see DNA PHOTOLYASE 1975-96
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2009/07/06
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