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Thymine DNA Glycosylase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thymine DNA Glycosylase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.074.249.750
D08.811.277.450.430.099.750
Unique ID
D044502
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044502
Scope Note
An enzyme that removes THYMINE and URACIL bases mispaired with GUANINE through hydrolysis of their N-glycosidic bond. These mispaired nucleotides generally occur through the hydrolytic DEAMINATION of 5-METHYLCYTOSINE to thymine.
Entry Term(s)
G-T Mismatch-Specific Thymine DNA Glycosylase
Thymine Glycol DNA Glycosylase
Thymine Glycol Glycosylase
Registry Number
EC 3.2.2.-
Previous Indexing
Endodeoxyribonucleases (1991-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; THYMIDINE DNA GLYCOSYLASE was indexed under ENDODEOXYRIBONUCLEASES 1991-2003
History Note
2004; use THYMINE DNA GLYCOSYLASE (NM) 1991-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Thymine DNA Glycosylase Preferred
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