Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0043846 - DNA polymerase III, clamp loader complex

Synonyms: DNA polymerase III, DnaX complex, DNA polymerase III, DnaX subcomplex

Definition: A heptamer that includes the tau and gamma products of the dnaX gene and the chi/psi subcomplex. Confers structural asymmetry that allows the polymerase to replicate both leading and lagging strands.

Parent Classes:
GO:0043234 - protein complex,
GO:0044424 - intracellular part

Part Of:
GO:0009360 - DNA polymerase III complex

GO:0043847 - DNA polymerase III, clamp loader chi/psi subcomplex (1)

Term Members:
DNA polymerase III, τ subunit (dnaX)

Unification Links: GO:0043846

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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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