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Entry
EC 3.1.22.5                 Enzyme                                 

Name
deoxyribonuclease X;
Escherichia coli endodeoxyribonuclease;
Escherichia coli endodeoxyribonuclease X
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on ester bonds;
Endodeoxyribonucleases producing 3'-phosphomonoesters
BRITE hierarchy
Reaction(IUBMB)
Endonucleolytic cleavage of supercoiled plasma DNA to linear DNA duplexes
Comment
Preference for supercoiled DNA; little activity on linear double-stranded DNA. Inhibited by single-stranded DNA, ATP and AMP.
History
EC 3.1.22.5 created 1992
Reference
1
  Authors
Ghosh, S. and DasGupta, U.
  Title
Studies with endonuclease X: a new deoxyendonuclease of E. coli that preferentially cleaves supercoiled plasmid DNA.
  Journal
Curr. Trends Life Sci. 12 (1984) 79-88.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
97002-82-9

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