MUTYH recognizes 8-oxoguanine in DNA (IMAGE) Kumamoto University Caption MUTYH (cyan) binds to DNA (yellow) and recognizes 8-oxoguanine (red). A magnified view on the right shows the recognition mode of 8-oxoguanine (magenta) by MUTYH. Credit Dr. Teruya Nakamura Usage Restrictions To use this media elsewhere, the authors request a reference to the original work (this release) be included. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.