nucleosidase


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nucleosidase

[‚nü·klē·ə′sī‚dās]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme involved in splitting a nucleoside into its component base and pentose.
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These findings establish that transition state analog inhibitors of the bacterial enzyme 5'-methylthioadenosine nucleosidase (MTAN) can rapidly disrupt quorum sensing.
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