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Term:
nucleotide-excision repair, DNA incision, 5'-to lesion (GO:0006296)
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nucleotide-excision repair, DNA incision, 3'-to lesion  
nucleotide-excision repair, DNA incision, 5'-to lesion  
The endonucleolytic cleavage of the damaged strand of DNA 5' to the site of damage. The incision occurs at the junction of single-stranded DNA and double-stranded DNA that is formed when the DNA duplex is unwound. The incision follows the incision formed 3' to the site of damage.

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Definition Sources: GOC:elh, PMID:10197977

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