description
Base excision repair is initiated by DNA glycosylases that hydrolytically cleave the base-deoxyribose glycosyl bond of a damaged nucleotide residue, releasing the damaged base (Lindahl and Wood 1999, Sokhansanj et al. 2002)

external resources
NCBI:1270352
REACTOME:R-HSA-73929
PUBMED:10583946
PUBMED:11937636

genes
MPG , MUTYH , NTHL1 , OGG1 , TDG , UNG , MBD4 , SMUG1 , NEIL1 , NEIL2 ,