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dnaC is a bacterial protein. It is a regulator of dnaB. dnaC forms a complex with dnaB, thus enabling dnaB to perform its functions in baterial DNA replication. [1] This interaction of dnaC with dnaB requires the hydrolysis of ATP. [2]


  1. E Wahle, RS Lasken and A Kornberg The dnaB-dnaC replication protein complex of Escherichia coli. II. Role of the complex in mobilizing dnaB functions J. Biol. Chem., Vol. 264, Issue 5, 2469-2475, Feb, 1989
  2. JA Kobori and A Kornberg The Escherichia coli dnaC gene product. III. Properties of the dnaB- dnaC protein complex J. Biol. Chem., Vol. 257, Issue 22, 13770-13775, 11, 1982

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