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Single-stranded DNA-binding Proteins

  1. Yousif Shamoo

Published Online: 20 JUN 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002715

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How to Cite

Shamoo, Y. 2001. Single-stranded DNA-binding Proteins. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUN 2001

Abstract

Single-stranded DNA binding proteins bind specifically to single-stranded DNA. That specificity relates to in vivo functions in DNA replication, recombination and repair.

Keywords:

  • OB-fold;
  • replication;
  • repair;
  • recombination;
  • ssDNA