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DnaB Helicases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
DnaB Helicases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.040.025.159.124
D08.811.399.340.124
Unique ID
D053488
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053488
Scope Note
A family of DNA helicases that participate in DNA REPLICATION. They assemble into hexameric rings with a central channel and unwind DNA processively in the 5' to 3' direction. DnaB helicases are considered the primary replicative helicases for most prokaryotic organisms.
Entry Term(s)
DnaB Helicase
Registry Number
EC 3.6.4.12
Public MeSH Note
2007; DNAB HELICASES was indexed under BACTERIAL PROTEINS & DNA HELICASES 1991-2006
History Note
2007(1991)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2013/07/08
DnaB Helicases Preferred
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