In 2009

Sugasawa, K., Akagi, J., Nishi, R., Iwai, S., and Hanaoka, F. (2009) Two-step recognition of DNA damage for mammalian nucleotide excision repair: Directional binding of the XPC complex and DNA strand scanning. Mol. Cell 36, 642-653

Kaji, T., Ito, S., Iwai, S., and Miyasaka, H. (2009) Nanosecond to submillisecond dynamics in dye-labeled single-stranded DNA, as revealed by ensemble measurements and photon statistics at single-molecule level. J. Phys. Chem. B 113, 13917-13925

Kiyonari, S., Tahara, S., Shirai, T., Iwai, S., Ishino, S., and Ishino, Y. (2009) Biochemical properties and base excision repair complex formation of apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease from Pyrococcus furiosus. Nucleic Acids Res. 37, 6439-6453

Yamamoto, J., Hitomi, K., Hayashi, R., Getzoff, E.D., and Iwai, S. (2009) Role of the carbonyl group of the (6−4) photoproduct in the (6−4) photolyase reaction. Biochemistry 48, 9306-9312

Hitomi, K., DiTacchio, L., Arvai, A.S., Yamamoto, J., Kim, S.-T., Todo, T., Tainer, J.A., Iwai, S., Panda, S., and Getzoff, E.D. (2009) Functional motifs in the (6-4) photolyase crystal structure make a comparative framework for DNA repair photolyases and clock cryptochromes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 6962-6967

Takao, M., Oohata, Y., Kitadokoro, K., Kobayashi, K., Iwai, S., Yasui, A., Yonei, S., and Zhang, Q.-M. (2009) Human Nei-like protein NEIL3 has AP lyase activity specific for single-stranded DNA and confers oxidative stress resistance in Escherichia coli mutant. Genes Cells 14, 261-270

Toga, T., Yamamoto, J., and Iwai, S. (2009) Efficient conversion of thymine glycol into the formamide lesion in oligonucleotides. Tetrahedron Lett. 50, 723-726

Yamamoto, J., Tanaka, Y., and Iwai, S. (2009) Spectroscopic analysis of the pyrimidine(6−4)pyrimidone photoproduct: insights into the (6−4) photolyase reaction. Org. Biomol. Chem. 7, 161-166