Apurinic and Apyrimidinic Sites in DNA

  • Tomas Lindahl
  • Siv Ljungquist
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series


An outline review is given of the chemical properties of apurinic and apyrimidinic sites in DNA, the rate of introduction of such sites under different conditions, secondary lesions such as chain breaks, and the properties of endonucleases that specifically attack DNA at apurinic sites.


Glycosidic Bond Neutral Solution Methyl Methane Sulfonate Guanine Residue Chain Break 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomas Lindahl
    • 1
  • Siv Ljungquist
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryKarolinska InstituteStockholm 60Sweden

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