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DNA pol III tau and gamma subunits
Organism Escherichia coli
(str. K-12 substr. MG1655)
Symbol dnaX
Alt. symbols dnaZ; ECK0464; JW0459
Entrez 945105
RefSeq (Prot) NP_415003.1
UniProt P06710
Other data
EC number
Chromosome genome: 0.49 - 0.49 Mb
DNA polymerase III subunits tau domain IV DnaB-binding
Symbol DNA_pol3_tau_4
Pfam PF12168
InterPro IPR022001
DNA polymerase III tau subunit V interacting with alpha
Symbol DNA_pol3_tau_5
Pfam PF12170
InterPro IPR021029

DnaX is the gene that codes for the τ and γ subunits of the DNA clamp loader of prokaryotes. The eukaryotic equivalent to the DNA clamp loader is Replication Factor C, which is encoded by RFC1, RFC2, RFC3, RFC4, and RFC5.