In 2005

Wittschieben, B.O., Iwai, S., and Wood, R.D. (2005) DDB1-DDB2 (XPE) protein complex recognizes a cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer, mismatches, AP sites and compound lesions in DNA. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 39982-39989

Yagi, Y., Ogawara, D., Iwai, S., Hanaoka, F., Akiyama, M., and Maki, H. (2005) DNA polymerases eta and kappa are responsible for error-free translesion DNA synthesis activity over a cis-syn thymine dimer in Xenopus leavis oocyte extracts. DNA Repair 4, 1252-1269

Otsuka, C., Kunitomi, N., Iwai, S., Loakes, D., and Negishi, K. (2005) Roles of the polymerase and BRCT domains of Rev1 protein in translesion DNA synthesis in yeast in vivo. Mutation Res. 578, 79-87

Hoffman, P.D., Wang, H., Lawrence, C.W., Iwai, S., Hanaoka, F., and Hays, J.B. (2005) Binding of MutS mismatch repair protein to DNA containing UV photoproducts, “mismatched” opposite Watson-Crick and novel nucleotides, in different DNA sequence contexts. DNA Repair 4, 983-993

Nishi, R., Okuda, Y., Watanabe, E., Mori, T., Iwai, S., Masutani, C., Sugasawa, K., and Hanaoka, F. (2005) Centrin 2 stimulates nucleotide excision repair by interacting with xeroderma pigmentosum group C protein. Mol. Cell. Biol. 25, 5664-5674

Sugasawa, K., Okuda, Y., Saijo, M., Nishi, R., Matsuda, N., Chu, G., Mori, T., Iwai, S., Tanaka, K., Tanaka, K., and Hanaoka, F. (2005) UV-induced ubiquitylation of XPC protein mediated by UV-DDB-ubiquitin ligase complex. Cell 121, 387-400

Yasuda, T., Sugasawa, K., Shimizu, Y., Iwai, S., Shiomi, T., and Hanaoka, F. (2005) Nucleosomal structure of undamaged DNA regions suppresses the non-specific DNA binding of the XPC complex. DNA Repair 4, 389-395