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ribonuclease

 [ri″bo-noo´kle-ās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the depolymerization of ribonucleic acid.

ri·bo·nu·cle·ase (RNase),

(rī'bō-nū'klē-ās),
A transferase or phosphodiesterase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid.
See also: ribonuclease (pancreatic), ribonuclease (Bacillus subtilis).
Synonym(s): ribonucleinase

ribonuclease

/ri·bo·nu·cle·ase/ (ri″bo-noo´kle-ās) an enzyme which catalyzes the depolymerization of ribonucleic acid.

ribonuclease

(rī′bō-no͞o′klē-ās′, -āz′, -nyo͞o′-)
n.
Any of various enzymes that break down RNA. Also called RNase.

ribonuclease (RNase)

[-no̅o̅′klē·ās]
a class of endonucleases that hydrolyzes ribonucleic acids.

ri·bo·nu·cle·ase

(RNase) (rī'bō-nū'klē-ās)
A transferase or phosphodiesterase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid.

ribonuclease

An enzymes that promotes the HYDROLYSIS of ribonucleic acid (RNA).

ribonuclease

an enzyme that catalyses the depolymerization of RNA.

ribonuclease

enzyme catalysing ribonucleic acid (RNA)

ri·bo·nu·cle·ase

(rī'bō-nū'klē-ās)
Transferase or phosphodiesterase that catalyzes hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid.

ribonuclease (rī´bōnoo´klēās),

n an enzyme that acts as a catalyst for ribonucleic acid hydrolysis. It may also be called
RNase.

ribonuclease

an enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of ribonucleic acid.
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