Term Information [More information on DNA topoisomerase activity]

Accession
GO:0003916
Name
DNA topoisomerase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0009387
Definition
Catalysis of the transient cleavage and passage of individual DNA strands or double helices through one another, resulting a topological transformation in double-stranded DNA. Source: PMID:8811192, GOC:mah
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0003916 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of DNA topoisomerase activity (GO:0003916)
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DNA topoisomerase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
DNA topoisomerase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
DNA topoisomerase activity [is_a relation] is_a  isomerase activity (GO:0016853)
Children of DNA topoisomerase activity (GO:0003916)
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DNA topoisomerase II activity (GO:0061505) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA topoisomerase activity
DNA topoisomerase type I activity (GO:0003917) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA topoisomerase activity
EC
5.99.1.-
MetaCyc
5.99.1.2-RXN