Term Information [More information on DNA duplex unwinding]

Accession
GO:0032508
Name
DNA duplex unwinding
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
DNA unwinding, duplex DNA melting
Definition
The process in which interchain hydrogen bonds between two strands of DNA are broken or 'melted', generating a region of unpaired single strands. Source: GOC:isa_complete, GOC:mah
Comment
Note that this term refers to a geometric change in DNA conformation, and should not be confused with 'DNA topological change ; GO:0006265'.
History
See term history for GO:0032508 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of DNA duplex unwinding (GO:0032508)
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DNA duplex unwinding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
DNA duplex unwinding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular component organization or biogenesis (GO:0071840)
DNA duplex unwinding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
DNA duplex unwinding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular component organization (GO:0016043)
DNA duplex unwinding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organelle organization (GO:0006996)
DNA duplex unwinding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) chromosome organization (GO:0051276)
DNA duplex unwinding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) DNA conformation change (GO:0071103)
DNA duplex unwinding [is_a relation] is_a  DNA geometric change (GO:0032392)
Children of DNA duplex unwinding (GO:0032508)
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bacterial-type DNA replication DNA duplex unwinding (GO:1902332) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA duplex unwinding
DNA helicase activity (GO:0003678) [part_of relation] part_of  DNA duplex unwinding
DNA unwinding involved in DNA replication (GO:0006268) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA duplex unwinding
nuclear DNA replication DNA duplex unwinding (GO:1902320) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA duplex unwinding
nucleotide-excision repair, DNA duplex unwinding (GO:0000717) [is_a relation] is_a  DNA duplex unwinding
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