UniProt functional annotation for P00642

UniProt code: P00642.

Organism: Escherichia coli.
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacteriales; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia.
Function: Recognizes the double-stranded sequence GAATTC and cleaves after G-1.
Catalytic activity: Endonucleolytic cleavage of DNA to give specific double-stranded fragments with terminal 5'-phosphates.
Cofactor: Binds 2 magnesium ions per subunit.
Subunit: Homodimer.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.