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NUCLEASE S1 [1 record]

Record 1 2013-11-15


Subject field(s)
  • Genetics

An enzyme that degrades single-stranded DNA to yield 5' phosphoryl mono- or oligonucleotides. Double-stranded DNA, double-stranded RNA, and DNA-RNA hybrids are relatively resistant to the enzyme. However, duplex nucleic acids are digested completely if they are exposed to very large amounts of the enzyme.


The term S1 should read S1.


  • Génétique

Enzyme capable d'hydrolyser la liaison phosphodiester qui enchaîne deux motifs successifs dans les brins d'acides nucléiques en simple brin.


Le terme nucléase S1 devrait s'écrire nucléase S1.


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