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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008408 - 3'-5' exonuclease activity

Synonyms: 3'-5'-exonuclease activity

Definition: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of ester linkages within nucleic acids by removing nucleotide residues from the 3' end.

Parent Classes:
GO:0004527 - exonuclease activity

Child Classes:
GO:0000175 - 3'-5'-exoribonuclease activity (6) ,
GO:0008296 - 3'-5'-exodeoxyribonuclease activity (5) ,
GO:0008859 - exoribonuclease II activity (2)

Term Members:
DNA polymerase II (polB) ,
rep ,
ATP-dependent dsDNA exonuclease (sbcD) ,
DNA polymerase III, ψ subunit (holD) ,
DNA polymerase III, δ prime subunit (holB) ,
DnaN ,
RNase D (rnd) ,
exonuclease X (exoX) ,
ribonuclease II (rnb) ,
Rnt ,
DNA polymerase I, 5' --> 3' polymerase, 5' --> 3' and 3' --> 5' exonuclease (polA)

Unification Links: GO:0008408


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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