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nuclease

Saltos de línea: nu¦cle|ase
Pronunciación: /ˈnjuːklɪeɪz
 
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Definición de nuclease en inglés:

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Biochemistry
An enzyme that cleaves the chains of nucleotides in nucleic acids into smaller units.
Example sentences
  • These DNA-binding proteins include polymerases, helicases, nucleases, isomerases, ligases, histones, and others.
  • Such hydrolytic enzymes as cystein proteinases, serine proteinases, and nucleases are highly induced during xylogenesis.
  • Plants then synthesize antimicrobial substances, including the protein chitinase, which degrades the cell walls of fungi, and enzymes called nucleases, which break apart the ribonucleic acid of viruses.

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