DNA ligase activity

id: GO:0003909
name: DNA ligase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the formation of a phosphodiester bond between the 3'-hydroxyl group at the end of one DNA chain and the 5'-phosphate group at the end of another. This reaction requires an energy source such as ATP or NAD+.

Child Functions

GO:0003910DNA ligase (ATP) activity
GO:0003911DNA ligase (NAD+) activity

Parent Functions

GO:0016886ligase activity, forming phosphoric ester bonds