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RAD51 / YER095W Sequence

Sequences and genome annotation information for Reference Strain S288C and a select set of Alternative References.

MUT5 35
Protein Product
recombinase RAD51
Feature Type
ORF , Verified
Strand exchange protein; forms helical filament with DNA that searches for homology; involved in recombinational repair of DNA DSBs during vegetative growth and meiosis; phosphorylation by Cdc28p in G2/M phase promotes DNA binding, strand invasion, and primer extension; L1 and L2 motifs of DNA binding site I have critical roles in ensuring DNA fidelity during meiotic recombination; RAD51 and RAD4 pathways confer resistance to benzo[a]pyrene dihydrodiol; homolog of Dmc1p and bacterial RecA 2 3 4 5 6 7