Encyclopedia of Systems Biology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Werner Dubitzky, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Kwang-Hyun Cho, Hiroki Yokota

Prereplicative Complex

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9863-7_1060




Complex of proteins that sequentially assembles to DNA at the origin of replication during late mitosis and G1, when CDK activity is low, and that is required, once activated, to initiate DNA replication at S phase. In Saccharomyces cerevisiae it is composed of ORC proteins, Cdc6, MCM helicases, and Cdt1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular del Cáncer, CSIC/Universidad de SalamancaSalamancaSpain