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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008409 - 5'-3' exonuclease activity

Definition: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of ester linkages within nucleic acids by removing nucleotide residues from the 5' end.

Parent Classes:
GO:0004527 - exonuclease activity

Child Classes:
GO:0004534 - 5'-3' exoribonuclease activity (1) ,
GO:0035312 - 5'-3' exodeoxyribonuclease activity (2)

Term Members:
RecJ ,
DNA polymerase I, 5' --> 3' polymerase, 5' --> 3' and 3' --> 5' exonuclease (polA)

Unification Links: GO:0008409


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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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