Problem: In which order do the necessary enzymes act to repair a thymine dimer by nucleotide excision repair? A) nuclease, DNA polymerase, RNA primase B) helicase, DNA polymerase, DNA ligase C) DNA ligase, nuclease, helicase D) nuclease, DNA polymerase, DNA ligase

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Nucleotide Excision Repair: 

1. Endonuclease removes damaged base and neighboring bases.

2. Polymerase fills in the gap.

3. Ligase connects the gap DNA with the strand.

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In which order do the necessary enzymes act to repair a thymine dimer by nucleotide excision repair? 

A) nuclease, DNA polymerase, RNA primase 

B) helicase, DNA polymerase, DNA ligase 

C) DNA ligase, nuclease, helicase 

D) nuclease, DNA polymerase, DNA ligase