Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004386 - helicase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: NTP + H2O = NDP + phosphate, to drive the unwinding of a DNA or RNA helix.

Note that most helicases catalyze processive duplex unwinding.

Parent Classes:
GO:0017111 - nucleoside-triphosphatase activity

Child Classes:
GO:0003678 - DNA helicase activity (15) ,
GO:0003724 - RNA helicase activity (11) ,
GO:0033677 - DNA/RNA helicase activity (3) ,
GO:0070035 - purine NTP-dependent helicase activity (23)

Term Members:
ATP-dependent helicase (dinG) ,
protein involved in CRISPR R-loop formation and dissociation (cas3) ,
ATP-dependent RNA helicase (rhlE) ,
RecG DNA helicase ,
ATP-dependent RNA helicase, specific for 23S rRNA (dbpA) ,
SrmB, DEAD-box RNA helicase ,
ATP-dependent DNA helicase (recQ) ,
DNA helicase IV (helD) ,
DeaD, DEAD-box RNA helicase ,
RhlB ,
branch migration of Holliday structures; repair helicase (ruvB) ,
branch migration of Holliday structures; repair (ruvA) ,
rep ,
RecB ,
RecC ,
DNA repair; excision nuclease subunit B (uvrB) ,
conserved protein (yoaA) ,
RNA Polymerase (RNAP)-binding ATPase and RNAP recycling factor (hepA) ,
ATP-dependent helicase (hrpA) ,
predicted ATP-dependent helicase (hrpB) ,
member of ATP-dependent helicase superfamily II (lhr) ,
primosome factor N' (priA) ,
transcription termination factor Rho monomer; polarity suppressor ,
DnaB ,
host restriction; endonuclease R (hsdR) ,
RecD ,

Unification Links: GO:0004386

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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