Parameter_0061 – RM_MunI_RecognitionSequence

WID Parameter_0061
Name RM_MunI_RecognitionSequence
Synonyms MunI recognition sequence
CAATTG (dimensionless) (Show evidence)
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Molecules MG_184_DIMER
Process Process_DNARepair
Comments MunI recognizes the double-stranded sequence CAATTG [PUB_0096], methylates the amino group at the C-6 position of A-3 of hemimethylated DNA, and cleaves the C-A bond of unmethylated DNA [PUB_0095, PUB_0096, PUB_0544].
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  2. Pingoud A, Jeltsch A. Structure and function of type II restriction endonucleases. Nucleic Acids Res 29, 3705-27 (2001). WholeCell: PUB_0544, PubMed: 11557805

  3. UniProt Consortium. The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt) 2009. Nucleic Acids Res 37, D169-74 (2009). WholeCell: PUB_0096, PubMed: 18836194, URL:

Created 2012-10-01 15:09:25
Last updated 2012-10-01 15:18:48