MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0016888 - endodeoxyribonuclease activity, producing 5'-phosphomonoesters

Synonyms: endodeoxyribonuclease activity, producing 5' phosphomonoesters

Definition: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of ester linkages within deoxyribonucleic acids by creating internal breaks to yield 5'-phosphomonoesters.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016893 - endonuclease activity, active with either ribo- or deoxyribonucleic acids and producing 5'-phosphomonoesters,
GO:0004520 - endodeoxyribonuclease activity

Child Classes:
GO:0004530 - deoxyribonuclease I activity (1),
GO:0008833 - deoxyribonuclease IV (phage-T4-induced) activity (1),
GO:0009035 - Type I site-specific deoxyribonuclease activity (1),
GO:0043737 - deoxyribonuclease V activity (1)

Term Members:
ssDNA/RNA exonuclease, 3' → 5' specific (tatD),
DNA-specific endonuclease I (endA)

Unification Links: GO:0016888

Relationship Links: ENZYME:RELATED-TO:3.1.21, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_27139, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_27239

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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