Family

DNA recombination and repair protein, RecA-like (IPR016467)

Short name: DNA_recomb/repair_RecA-like

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships

Description

This group represents a number of eukaryotic and archaeal DNA repair and recombination proteins which are homologous to the bacterial protein RecA.

The recA gene product (IPR013765) is a multifunctional enzyme that plays a role in homologous recombination, DNA repair and induction of the SOS response [PMID: 1896024].

Contributing signatures

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PIRSF