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deoxyribonuclease

 (DNase) [de-ok″sĭ-ri″bo-nu´kle-ās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis (depolymerization) of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).
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de·ox·y·ri·bo·nu·cle·ase (DNAse, DNAase, DNase),

(de-oks'ē-rī'bō-nū'klē-ās),
Any enzyme (phosphodiesterase) hydrolyzing phosphodiester bonds in DNA.
See also: endonuclease, nuclease.
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deoxyribonuclease

(dē-ŏk′sē-rī′bō-no͞o′klē-ās′, -āz′, -nyo͞o′-)
n.
DNase.
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APEX1

A gene on chromosome 14q11.2 that encodes a major apurinic/apyrimidinic (AP) endoDNAase, which is involved in the DNA base excision repair (BER) pathway of DNA lesions induced by oxidative and alkylating agents, and in the redox regulation of transcriptional factors.
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de·ox·y·ri·bo·nu·cle·ase

(DNase) (de-oks'ē-rī'bō-nū'klē-ās)
Any enzyme (phosphodiesterase) hydrolyzing phosphodiester bonds in DNA.
See also: endonuclease, nuclease
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deoxyribonuclease

An enzyme that cuts DNA strands by breaking PHOSPHODIESTER BONDS.
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deoxyribonuclease (DNAse)

see NUCLEASE.
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