ALKBH2 binds alkylated DNA containing 1-etA

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Homo sapiens
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ALKBH2 binds alkylated DNA containing 1-ethyladenine (1-etA). ALKBH2 preferentially binds double strand DNA (dsDNA) (Duncan et al. 2002, Aas et al. 2003, Chen et al. 2010). Iron (Fe2+) is needed for the catalytic activity of ALKBH2 (Duncan et al. 2002).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
20714506 Mechanistic insight into the recognition of single-stranded and double-stranded DNA substrates by ABH2 and ABH3

Chen, B, Liu, H, Sun, X, Yang, CG

Mol Biosyst 2010
12594517 Human and bacterial oxidative demethylases repair alkylation damage in both RNA and DNA

Aas, PA, Otterlei, M, Falnes, PO, Vågbø, CB, Skorpen, F, Akbari, M, Sundheim, O, Bjørås, M, Slupphaug, G, Seeberg, E, Krokan, HE

Nature 2003
12486230 Reversal of DNA alkylation damage by two human dioxygenases.

Duncan, T, Trewick, SC, Koivisto, P, Bates, PA, Lindahl, T, Sedgwick, B

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2002
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