MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0043565 - sequence-specific DNA binding

Synonyms: sequence specific DNA binding

Definition: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with DNA of a specific nucleotide composition, e.g. GC-rich DNA binding, or with a specific sequence motif or type of DNA e.g. promotor binding or rDNA binding.

Parent Classes:
GO:0003677 - DNA binding

Child Classes:
GO:0008327 - methyl-CpG binding (1),
GO:1990837 - sequence-specific double-stranded DNA binding (4)

Term Members:
MqsA antitoxin of the MqsRA toxin-antitoxin system and DNA-binding transcriptional repressor,
YefM antitoxin of the YoeB-YefM toxin-antitoxin pair and DNA binding transcriptional repressor,
HipB antitoxin and DNA-binding transcriptional repressor,
NadR DNA-binding transcriptional repressor and NMN adenylyltransferase,
fused PutA transcriptional repressor / proline dehydrogenase / 1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate dehydrogenase,
transposase of IS30 (insI-1),
DNA adenine methyltransferase (dam),
Ada DNA-binding transcriptional dual regulator,
DinJ-YafQ antitoxin/toxin complex and DNA-binding transcriptional repressor,
isovaleryl-CoA dehydrogenase and DNA-binding transcriptional repressor,
HipAB toxin/antitoxin complex and DNA-binding transcriptional repressor

Unification Links: GO:0043565

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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