micrococcal endonuclease

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mi·cro·coc·cal en·do·nu·cle·ase

an enzyme, produced by a member of the genus Micrococcus, which cleaves nucleic acids to oligonucleotides terminating in 3'-phosphates.
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Briefly, extracted DNA was hydrolyzed with micrococcal nuclease, spleen phosphodiesterase, and nuclease P1.
In the second stage this immune-selected chromatin bound to agarose is subjected to non-specific fragmentation either using sonication or mild micrococcal nuclease digestion.