Skip to Content


Pronunciation: klamp lod'er

Definition: A multiprotein complex that catalyzes the assembly of circular sliding clamps on DNA to enable processive DNA replication. The complex binds primer template DNA and positions it in the center of a clamp to form a topologic link between the two.

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.