GONUTS has been updated to MW1.31 Most things seem to be working but be sure to report problems.
Category:GO:0019813 ! type III site-specific deoxyribonuclease complex
name: type III site-specific deoxyribonuclease complex
def: "A heterodimeric enzyme complex composed of two subunits, Res and Mod, that functions as an endonuclease and cleaves DNA. Cleavage will only occur when there are two un-methylated copies of a specific recognition site in an inverse orientation on the DNA. Cleavage occurs at a specific distance away from one of the recognition sites. The Mod subunit can act alone as a methyltansferase. DNA restriction systems such as this are used by bacteria to defend against phage and other foreign DNA that may enter a cell." [PMID:12654995]
synonym: "type III restriction enzyme complex" EXACT 
is_a: GO:1905347 ! endodeoxyribonuclease complex
relationship: part_of: GO:0005737 ! cytoplasm
Gene Ontology Home
The contents of this box are automatically generated. You can help by adding information to the "Notes"
See Help:References for how to manage references in GONUTS.
This category currently contains no pages or media.