Family

Meiotic recombination protein Dmc1 (IPR011940)

Short name: Dmc1

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships

Description

Dmc1 is a meiosis-specific RecA homologue [PMID: 15620352]. It is a recombinase required for interhomologue recombination and double-strand break repair during meiosis [PMID: 15620352, PMID: 11005857, PMID: 10488231, PMID: 17639081].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0007131 reciprocal meiotic recombination

Molecular Function

GO:0003677 DNA binding
GO:0000150 recombinase activity

Cellular Component

GO:0005634 nucleus

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
TIGRFAMs