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ribonuclease

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

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

(RNase) (rī'bō-nū'klē-ās)
A transferase or phosphodiesterase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ribonuclease

An enzymes that promotes the HYDROLYSIS of ribonucleic acid (RNA).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ribonuclease

an enzyme that catalyses the depolymerization of RNA.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

ri·bo·nu·cle·ase

(rī'bō-nū'klē-ās)
Transferase or phosphodiesterase that catalyzes hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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spinosa melon seeds in the present study is devoid of hemagglulinating, mitogenic, ribonuclease and protease inhibitory activities.
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The tissue samples were collected in free ribonuclease tubes and stored at -80[degrees]C.
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A novel ribonuclease from fruiting bodies of the common edible mushroom Pleurotus eryngii.
extracts along with their main single isolated constituents anthraquinone derivatives were tested on both HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase (RT)-associated DNA Polymerase (RDDP) and Ribonuclease H (RNase H) activities in biochemical assays.
The fixed cells were washed twice with PBS, stained in a propidium iodide solution (50 mg/mL, Sigma, USA) for 1 h, and treated with a ribonuclease solution (20 mg/mL, Sigma) for 30 min.