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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008821 - crossover junction endodeoxyribonuclease activity

Synonyms: GO:0008844, crossover junction endoribonuclease activity, cruciform-cutting endonuclease activity, endodeoxyribonuclease RUS activity, Hje endonuclease activity, Holliday junction nuclease activity, Holliday junction-cleaving endonuclease activity

Definition: Catalysis of the endonucleolytic cleavage at a junction such as a reciprocal single-stranded crossover between two homologous DNA duplexes (Holliday junction).

Parent Classes:
GO:0016889 - endodeoxyribonuclease activity, producing 3'-phosphomonoesters

Term Members:
multifunctional nuclease (cas1) ,
endodeoxyribonuclease RUS (Holliday junction resolvase) (rusA) ,
Holliday junction nuclease; resolution of structures; repair (ruvC)

Unification Links: GO:0008821


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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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