Deoxyribonuclease

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deoxyribonuclease

[dē¦äk·sē‚rī·bō′nü·klē‚ās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of deoxyribonucleic acid to nucleotides. Abbreviated DNase.

Deoxyribonuclease

 

an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of deoxyribonucleic acid. It belongs to the class of hydrolases, to the group of phosphatases. It is present in the cells of animals, plants, and microorganisms (except certain viruses).

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A DNase 1 activity assay verified that the mutations did not significantly affect the DNase activity of the CdtB subunit.
Total RNA was extracted (TRIzol reagent; Gibco BRL, Grand Island, NY, USA), treated with DNase 1 (Takara Bio Inc.