In 2006

Yamamoto, J., Hitomi, K., Todo, T., and Iwai, S. (2006) Chemical synthesis of oligodeoxyribonucleotides containing the Dewar valence isomer of the (6−4) photoproduct and their use in (6−4) photolyase studies. Nucleic Acids Res. 34, 4406-4415

Takata, K., Shimizu, T., Iwai, S., and Wood, R.D. (2006) Human DNA polymerase N (POLN) is a low-fidelity enzyme capable of error-free bypass of 5S-thymine glycol. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 23445-23455

Sakai, Y., Oda, H., Yoshimura, D., Furuichi, M., Kang, D., Iwai, S., Hara, T., and Nakabeppu, Y. (2006) The GT to GC single nucleotide polymorphism at the beginning of an alternative exon 2C of human MTH1 gene confers an amino terminal extension that functions as a mitochondrial targeting signal. J. Mol. Med. 84, 660-670

Fan, L., Arvai, A., Cooper, P.K., Iwai, S., Hanaoka, F., and Tainer, J.A. (2006) Conserved XPB core structure and motifs for DNA unwinding: Implications for pathway selection of transcription or excision repair. Mol. Cell 22, 27-37

Doi, Y., Katafuchi, A., Fujiwara, Y., Hitomi, K., Tainer, J.A., Ide, H., and Iwai, S. (2006) Synthesis and characterization of oligonucleotides containing 2′-fluorinated thymidine glycol as inhibitors of the endonuclease III reaction. Nucleic Acids Res. 34, 1540-1551

Vaisman, A., Takasawa, K., Iwai, S., and Woodgate, R. (2006) DNA polymerase iota-dependent translesion replication of uracil containing cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers. DNA Repair 5, 210-218

Shimizu, T., Manabe, K., Yoshikawa, S., Kawasaki, Y., and Iwai, S. (2006) Preferential formation of (5S,6R)-thymine glycol for oligodeoxyribonucleotide synthesis and analysis of drug binding to thymine glycol-containing DNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 34, 313-321

Iwai, S. (2006) Chemical synthesis of oligonucleotides containing damaged bases for biological studies. Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids 25, 561-582