The cleavage of the damaged strand of DNA 3' to the site of damage occurs at the junction of single-stranded DNA and double-stranded DNA that is formed when the DNA duplex is unwound. The incision is carried out by XPG.
|GO Biological Process||nucleotide-excision repair, DNA incision, 3'-to lesion (0006295)|
|incision complex for GG-NER||endonuclease activity (0004519)|
|10214908||DNA damage recognition during nucleotide excision repair in mammalian cells.||Biochimie||1999|