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Term:DNA gyrase complex
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Definition:A bacterial type IIA topoisomerase that is unique in its function of introducing negative supercoils into DNA at the expense of ATP hydrolysis and is also capable of relaxing positive supercoils, an activity shared with topoisomerase IV. Typically, it is composed of two copies each of an A subunit (GyrA) and a B subunit (GyrB).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: topoisomerase II complex


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  cellular_component 20610
    cellular anatomical entity 20359
      cytoplasm 11459
        DNA gyrase complex 0
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    cellular anatomical entity 20359
      intracellular anatomical structure 14705
        DNA topoisomerase type II (double strand cut, ATP-hydrolyzing) complex 1
          DNA gyrase complex 0
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