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ZIRC
OBO ID: GO:0006298
Term Name: mismatch repair Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • long patch mismatch repair system
  • mismatch repair, MutL-like pathway
  • MMR
  • MutS/MutL/MutH pathway
Definition: A system for the correction of errors in which an incorrect base, which cannot form hydrogen bonds with the corresponding base in the parent strand, is incorporated into the daughter strand. The mismatch repair system promotes genomic fidelity by repairing base-base mismatches, insertion-deletion loops and heterologies generated during DNA replication and recombination. (2)
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available