Definition of deoxyribonuclease in English:

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deoxyribonuclease

Pronunciation: /diːˌɒksɪrʌɪbəʊˈnjuːklɪeɪz/

noun

Biochemistry
Another term for DNase.
Example sentences
  • For characterization of the damage process, the plant material was analysed for total chlorophyll and for the enzyme activity of deoxyribonuclease in three replicates as described previously.
  • Then a company separated the gene for human deoxyribonuclease, which chops up the protein but does not cause allergic reactions.
  • Deoxyribonuclease, or recombinant human deoxyribonuclease 1 (rhDNase or DNase), is an experimental drug used to treat cystic fibrosis, an inherited lung disease.

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Line breaks: de|oxy|ribo|nucle¦ase

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