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DNA replication - Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 700669 (serotype 23F ST81 lineage)
A complex network of interacting proteins and enzymes is required for DNA replication. Generally, DNA replication follows a multistep enzymatic pathway. At the DNA replication fork, a DNA helicase (DnaB or MCM complex) precedes the DNA synthetic machinery and unwinds the duplex parental DNA in cooperation with the SSB or RPA. On the leading strand, replication occurs continuously in a 5 to 3 direction, whereas on the lagging strand, DNA replication occurs discontinuously by synthesis and joining of short Okazaki fragments. In prokaryotes, the leading strand replication apparatus consists of a DNA polymerase (pol III core), a sliding clamp (beta), and a clamp loader (gamma delta complex). The DNA primase (DnaG) is needed to form RNA primers. Normally, during replication of the lagging-strand DNA template, an RNA primer is removed either by an RNase H or by the 5 to 3 exonuclease activity of DNA pol I, and the DNA ligase joins the Okazaki fragments. In eukaryotes, three DNA polymerases (alpha, delta, and epsilon) have been identified. DNA primase forms a permanent complex with DNA polymerase alpha. PCNA and RFC function as a clamp and a clamp loader. FEN 1 and RNase H1 remove the RNA from the Okazaki fragments and DNA ligase I joins the DNA.
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DNA polymerase III complex, bacteria [PATH:sne03030]
Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 700669 (serotype 23F ST81 lineage) [GN:sne]
DNA polymerase III subunit epsilon; K02342 DNA polymerase III subunit epsilon [EC:] [KO:K02342] [EC:]
dnaE; DNA polymerase III DnaE [KO:K02337] [EC:]
polC; DNA polymerase III PolC [KO:K03763] [EC:]
dnaH; DNA polymerase III subunits gamma/tau [KO:K02343] [EC:]
holB; DNA polymerase III subunit delta' [KO:K02341] [EC:]
holA; DNA polymerase III subunit delta [KO:K02340] [EC:]
dnaN; DNA polymerase III subunit beta [KO:K02338] [EC:]
dnaC; replicative DNA helicase [KO:K02314] [EC:]
dnaG; DNA primase [KO:K02316] [EC:2.7.7.-]
single-stranded DNA-binding protein; K03111 single-strand DNA-binding protein [KO:K03111]
ssb; single-stranded DNA-binding protein [KO:K03111]
ssb; single-strand DNA-binding protein [KO:K03111]
rnhB; ribonuclease HII [KO:K03470] [EC:]
ribonuclease HIII; K03471 ribonuclease HIII [EC:] [KO:K03471] [EC:]
polA; DNA polymerase I [KO:K02335] [EC:]
ligA; NAD-dependent DNA ligase LigA [KO:K01972] [EC:]
Matsukage A, Masai H.
[The Replication and Partitioning of Genomes] (In Japanese)
Springer-Verlag Tokyo (2002)
Tamura T, Yamamoto M.
[Molecular Biology  Illustrated] (In Japanese)
Yodosha (2002)
Stillman B.
Smart machines at the DNA replication fork.
Cell 78:725-8 (1994)
Waga S, Stillman B.
The DNA replication fork in eukaryotic cells.
Annu Rev Biochem 67:721-51 (1998)
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