phosphodiesterases

(redirected from phosphodiester hydrolases)

phos·pho·di·es·ter·as·es

(fos'fō-dī-es'tĕr-ās'ĕz),
Enzymes cleaving bonds in phosphodiesters, such as those in cAMP or between nucleotides in nucleic acids, liberating smaller polynucleotide or oligonucleotide units or mononucleotides but not orthophosphate.

phos·pho·di·es·ter·as·es

(fos'fō-dī-es'tĕr-ās-ĕz)
Enzymes cleaving phosphodiester bonds, such as those in cyclic adenosine monophosphate or between nucleotides in nucleic acids, liberating smaller poly- or oligonucleotide units or mononucleotides but not inorganic phosphate.
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