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GO Term :

Identifier  GO:0009307 Name  DNA restriction-modification system
Ontology . Name  GO Namespace  biological_process
Obsolete  false
description  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.
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