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  Domain Name: DNA_polB_epsilon_exo
DEDDy 3'-5' exonuclease domain of eukaryotic DNA polymerase epsilon, a family-B DNA polymerase. The 3'-5' exonuclease domain of eukaryotic DNA polymerase epsilon. DNA polymerase epsilon is a family-B DNA polymerase with a catalytic subunit that contains a DEDDy-type DnaQ-like 3'-5' exonuclease domain. It is one of the three DNA-dependent type B DNA polymerases (alpha and delta are the other two) that have been identified as essential for nuclear DNA replication in eukaryotes. DNA polymerase epsilon plays a role in elongating the leading strand during DNA replication. It is also involved in DNA repair. The catalytic subunit contains both polymerase and 3'-5' exonuclease activities. The N-terminal exonuclease domain contains three sequence motifs termed ExoI, ExoII and ExoIII, with a specific YX(3)D pattern at ExoIII. These motifs are clustered around the active site and are involved in metal binding and catalysis. DNA polymerase epsilon also carries a unique large C-terminal domain with an unknown function. Phylogenetic analyses indicate that it is orthologous to the archaeal DNA polymerase B3 rather than to the eukaryotic alpha, delta, or zeta polymerases. The exonuclease domain of family-B polymerases contains a beta hairpin structure that plays an important role in active site switching in the event of nucleotide misincorporation
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 7
Total Disease Mutations Found: 3
This domain occurred 2 times on human genes (5 proteins).


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Range on the Protein:  

   Protein ID            Protein Position

Domain Position:  

Feature Name:Total Found:
active site
catalytic site
substrate binding site

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Please Cite: Peterson, T.A., Adadey, A., Santana-Cruz ,I., Sun, Y., Winder A, Kann, M.G., (2010) DMDM: Domain Mapping of Disease Mutations. Bioinformatics 26 (19), 2458-2459.

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