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- n. Plural form of glycosylase.
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"Excision" in this case refers to excision by endonucleases or glycosylases, not nicking + exonuclease as in mismatch repair.
There are two main enzymes used, DNA glycosylases and AP endonucleases.
Key roles have emerged for small RNAs, proteins with domains that bind methylated DNA and DNA glycosylases in these processes.