Chi Site

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Homologous Recombination - In Bacteria - RecBCD Pathway
... a specific nucleotide sequence (5'-GCTGGTGG-3') known as a Chi site ... Upon encountering a Chi site, the activity of the RecBCD enzyme changes drastically ... This is likely because the slower RecB helicase unwinds the DNA after Chi, rather than the faster RecD helicase, which unwinds the DNA before Chi ...

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    I am not aware that any man has ever built on the spot which I occupy. Deliver me from a city built on the site of a more ancient city, whose materials are ruins, whose gardens cemeteries. The soil is blanched and accursed there, and before that becomes necessary the earth itself will be destroyed.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)