Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0016895 - exodeoxyribonuclease activity, producing 5'-phosphomonoesters

Synonyms: GO:0008858, exodeoxyribonuclease activity, producing 5' phosphomonoesters

Definition: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of ester linkages within deoxyribonucleic acids by removing nucleotide residues from the 3' or 5' end to yield 5' phosphomonoesters.

Parent Classes:
GO:0004529 - exodeoxyribonuclease activity,
GO:0016796 - exonuclease activity, active with either ribo- or deoxyribonucleic acids and producing 5'-phosphomonoesters

Child Classes:
GO:0008296 - 3'-5'-exodeoxyribonuclease activity (7),
GO:0008297 - single-stranded DNA exodeoxyribonuclease activity (4),
GO:0008309 - double-stranded DNA exodeoxyribonuclease activity (2),
GO:0008852 - exodeoxyribonuclease I activity (1),
GO:0008853 - exodeoxyribonuclease III activity (1),
GO:0008854 - exodeoxyribonuclease V activity (4),
GO:0008855 - exodeoxyribonuclease VII activity (2),
GO:0035312 - 5'-3' exodeoxyribonuclease activity (2)

Unification Links: GO:0016895

Relationship Links: ENZYME:RELATED-TO:3.1.11

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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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