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A new class EC 7, Translocases, has been added to the EC list. It will be part of ENZYME from release 2018_10. Read more about EC 7 here.

ENZYME entry: EC 2.7.7.101

Accepted Name
DNA primase DnaG.
Reaction catalysed
SsDNA + n NTP <=> ssDNA/pppN(pN)(n-1) hybrid + (n-1) diphosphate
Comment(s)
  • The enzyme catalyzes the synthesis of short RNA sequences that are used as primers for EC 2.7.7.7, DNA-directed DNA polymerase.
  • It is found in bacteria and archaea.
  • The latter also have a second primase system (EC 2.7.7.102).
Cross-references
BRENDA2.7.7.101
EC2PDB2.7.7.101
ExplorEnz2.7.7.101
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.7.7.101
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.7.101
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.7.7.101
IntEnz2.7.7.101
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.7.7.101
MetaCyc2.7.7.101

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