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.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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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