DNase
also DNAase noun Date: circa 1956 an enzyme that hydrolyzes DNA to nucleotides — called also deoxyribonuclease

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  • DNase — (d[=e] [e^]n*[=a]s ), DNAase DNAase (d[=e] [e^]n*[=a] [=a]s) n. (Biochem.) any of numerous enzymes that catalyze the breakdown of DNA into oligonucleotides or mononucleotides. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dnase — Deoxyribonuclease Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • DNase — [Kurzw. aus ↑ DNA u. ↑ ase], die; , n: svw. ↑ Desoxyribonuklease …   Universal-Lexikon

  • DNase — Desoxyribonuklease Arzneistoffangaben ATC Code B06 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DNAse — Désoxyribonucléase La désoxyribonucléase, ou DNAse est une enzyme catalysant les acides désoxyribonucléiques en nucléotides ou polynucléotides. Elle hydrolyse les liaisons phosphodiester. Prenons le cas de la DNase I : cette endonucléase… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • DNase — Désoxyribonucléase La désoxyribonucléase, ou DNAse est une enzyme catalysant les acides désoxyribonucléiques en nucléotides ou polynucléotides. Elle hydrolyse les liaisons phosphodiester. Prenons le cas de la DNase I : cette endonucléase… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • DNASE — deoxyribo nuclease * * * DN·ase ( )dē en .ās, .āz also DNA·ase (.)dē .en ā .ās, .āz n DEOXYRIBONUCLEASE * * * n. an enzyme that catalyses the cleavage of DNA. A genetically engineered form, recombinant human DNAse (dornase alfa), is used in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • DNAse — deoxyribo nuclease * * * DN·ase ( )dē en .ās, .āz also DNA·ase (.)dē .en ā .ās, .āz n DEOXYRIBONUCLEASE * * * n. an enzyme that catalyses the cleavage of DNA. A genetically engineered form, recombinant human DNAse (dornase alfa), is used in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • DNase — deoxyribo nuclease * * * DN·ase ( )dē en .ās, .āz also DNA·ase (.)dē .en ā .ās, .āz n DEOXYRIBONUCLEASE * * * n. an enzyme that catalyses the cleavage of DNA. A genetically engineered form, recombinant human DNAse (dornase alfa), is used in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • DNAse — n. an enzyme that catalyses the cleavage of DNA. A genetically engineered form, recombinant human DNAse (dornase alfa), is used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis to reduce the viscosity of the sticky secretions in the lungs. Administered by… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • DNAse — Abbreviation for deoxyribonuclease Any enzyme that catalyses the cleavage of DNA phosphodiester bonds. DNAse I is a digestive endonuclease secreted by the pancreas, that degrades DNA into shorter fragments. Many other endonucleases and… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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