description
Base excision repair is initiated by a DNA glycosylase which first recognizes and removes a damaged or incorrect (e.g. mismatched) base (Sokhansanj et al. 2002)

external resources
NCBI:1270357
REACTOME:R-HSA-110328
PUBMED:11937636

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