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Accession
GO:0009307
Name
DNA restriction-modification system
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
DNA restriction
Alternate IDs
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Definition
A defense process found in many bacteria and archaea that protects the organism from invading foreign DNA by cleaving it with a restriction endonuclease. The organism's own DNA is protected by methylation of a specific nucleotide, which occurs immediately following replication, in the same target site as the restriction enzyme. Source: GOC:jl, UniProtKB-KW:KW-0680
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DNA restriction-modification system [is_a relation] is_a  clearance of foreign intracellular DNA (GO:0044355)
DNA restriction-modification system [is_a relation] is_a  DNA modification (GO:0006304)

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