exonuclease definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a team of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of solitary nucleotides from the end of a DNA or RNA sequence.
    • some of a team of enzymes which cleave single nucleotides from the end of a polynucleotide (DNA or RNA) sequence.
    • a nuclease that releases one nucleotide at a time (serially) starting at one of a nucleic acid
    • any one of a team of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of solitary nucleotides through the end of a DNA or RNA string.
    • any one of a team of enzymes which cleave solitary nucleotides from the end of a polynucleotide (DNA or RNA) sequence.
    • a nuclease that releases one nucleotide at any given time (serially) beginning at one of a nucleic acid

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