Notes 11-4-09 Part 2

B) Mismatch-repair system
mismatched bases identified by proofreading enzymes;
methylated side is identified
endo nuclease cuts single non-methylated dna strands
degrades stretch between cuts
dna polymerase synthesizes new matching strand
gets rid of tension causing kink

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