Parameter_0059 – RM_EcoD_RestrictionPosition

WID Parameter_0059
Name RM_EcoD_RestrictionPosition
Synonyms EcoD restriction position
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Molecules MG_438_MONOMER
Process Process_DNARepair
Comments EcoDI recognizes the sequence 5'-TTANNNNNNNGTCY-3' [PUB_0542]. The other subunits of the EcoDI restriction/modification system methylate the N6 position of A-3 of hemimethylated DNA producing N6-methyladenine, and cleave unmethylated DNA at a remote site [PUB_0006, PUB_0542, PUB_0543].
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Created 2012-10-01 15:09:24
Last updated 2012-10-01 15:18:48