name: single-stranded DNA-binding protein complex
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def: "A homotetrameric protein complex that is essential for DNA replication. It supercoils the single-stranded DNA preventing DNA duplexing before the polymerase holoenzyme passes and synthesizes the complementary strand. It is also involved in DNA recombination and repair." [GOC:jl, UniProt:P0AGE0]
synonym: "SSB complex" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0032991 ! protein-containing complex
relationship: part_of: GO:0009295 ! nucleoid
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