Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009009 - site-specific recombinase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the formation of new phosphodiester bonds between a pair of short, unique DNA target sequences.

Note that this term is not a child of 'recombinase activity ; GO:0000150' because the latter represents activities that do not break or form phosphodiester bonds.

Parent Classes:
GO:0003824 - catalytic activity

Child Classes:
GO:0008979 - prophage integrase activity (2) ,
GO:0009037 - tyrosine-based site-specific recombinase activity (2)

Term Members:
site-specific recombinase (xerD) ,
site-specific tyrosine recombinase (xerC)

Unification Links: GO:0009009

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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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