DNA primase, small subunit (IPR002755)

Short name: DNA_primase_S

Overlapping homologous superfamilies


Family relationships


DNA primase synthesises the RNA primers for the Okazaki fragments in lagging strand DNA synthesis. DNA primase is a heterodimer of large and small subunits. This family represents the small subunit, and also includes baculovirus late expression factor 1 or LEF-1 proteins. Baculovirus LEF-1 is a DNA primase enzyme [PMID: 11836407].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006269 DNA replication, synthesis of RNA primer

Molecular Function

GO:0003896 DNA primase activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

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