Take the 2-minute tour ×
Biology Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for biology researchers, academics, and students. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I understand what is DnaA, its role in replication and the fact that it's only active when binding ATP. I don't understand what are DARS and RIDA and how they control the amount of DnaA-ATP:DnaA-ADP

share|improve this question

closed as off-topic by Chris, Chris Stronks, Bez, anongoodnurse, GriffinEvo Dec 10 at 19:46

This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:

  • "Homework questions are off-topic on Biology unless you have shown your attempt at an answer. For more information see our homework policy." – Chris, Bez, anongoodnurse
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

    
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2685538 seems to explain what DARS (DnaA reactivating sequence) and RIDA (regulatory inactivation of DnaA) are, and provides a source of references for further research. –  Alan Boyd Feb 11 at 10:42
    
Thank you, that article explains very well how DARS works. But I still don't understan what is RIDA.. is it a specific sequence of DNA, like DARS? Is it a mechanism that causes transition from DnaA-ATP to DnaA-ADP? Is it a mechanism of transcription regulation for DnaA? –  Alice Feb 11 at 12:14