nucleotidase


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nucleotidase

 [noo″kle-o-ti´dās]
an enzyme that splits nucleotides into nucleosides and phosphoric acid.

nucleotidase

/nu·cleo·ti·dase/ (noo″kle-o-ti´dās) an enzyme that catalyzes the cleavage of a nucleotide into a nucleoside and orthophosphate.

nucleotidase

(no͞o′klē-ə-tī′dās, -dāz, nyo͞o′-)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a nucleotide to a nucleoside and phosphoric acid.

nucleotidase

an enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of a nucleotide to a nucleoside and orthophosphate.

nucleotidase

an enzyme that splits nucleotides into nucleosides and phosphoric acid.

5-nucleotidase
elevated levels may be detected in liver disease.
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The activity of 5' nucleotidase was determined by measuring the rate of release of inorganic phosphate from adenosine 5' monophosphate according to Heppel and Hilmoe (1964).
Chemoresistance to Ara-C can arise from a number of factors influencing the rate of Ara-CTP formation and incorporation into DNA (5), including low drug uptake, conversion into Ara-uracil by cytidine deaminase, or dephosphorylation of active metabolite by cytoplasmic nucleotidase (6).
Alanine transaminase (ALT), aspartate transaminase (AST) (Reitman and Frankel, 1957), alkaline phosphatase (ALP) (King, 1965a), 5' nucleotidase (5'ND) (Luly et al.
In this assay, lithium is determined through a kinetic coupling system involving a lithium-sensitive enzyme, 3',5'-bisphosphate nucleotidase, from yeast.
This animal study showed that the use of MPL-C pharmacologically mimicked the effect on 5'- nucleotidase produced by ischemic preconditioning, where the heart is transiently rendered ischemic prior to induction of prolonged ischemia.