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Rec A Recombinases

"Rec A Recombinases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A family of recombinases initially identified in BACTERIA. They catalyze the ATP-driven exchange of DNA strands in GENETIC RECOMBINATION. The product of the reaction consists of a duplex and a displaced single-stranded loop, which has the shape of the letter D and is therefore called a D-loop structure.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Rec A Recombinases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Rec A Recombinases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2015
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