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Rec A Recombinases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rec A Recombinases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.739.650
D08.811.913.696.445.692
Unique ID
D011938
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011938
Scope Note
A family of recombinases initially identified in BACTERIA. They catalyze the ATP-driven exchange of DNA strands in GENETIC RECOMBINATION. The product of the reaction consists of a duplex and a displaced single-stranded loop, which has the shape of the letter D and is therefore called a D-loop structure.
Entry Term(s)
Rec A Protein
RecA Protein
Registry Number
EC 2.7.7.-
Previous Indexing
Bacterial Proteins (1966-1983)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see REC A PROTEIN 1984-2003, see REC A PROTEIN (NM) 1966-1983
History Note
2004(1984)
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1983/06/15
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Rec A Recombinases Preferred
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