endonuclease
noun Date: 1962 an enzyme that breaks down a nucleotide chain into two or more shorter chains by cleaving the internal covalent bonds linking nucleotides — compare exonuclease

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  • Endonuclease — Endonucléase Une endonucléase est une nucléase, qui coupe un acide nucléique en fragments plus courts. Les endonucléases sont capables de couper au milieu de la chaîne, par opposition aux exonucléases qui n attaquent que les nucléotides situés… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • endonuclease — endonuclease. См. эндонуклеаза. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Endonuclease — Endonucleases are enzymes that cleave the phosphodiester bond within a polynucleotide chain, in contrast to exonucleases, which cleave phosphodiester bonds at the end of a polynucleotide chain. Restriction endonucleases (Restriction Enzymes)… …   Wikipedia

  • Endonucléase — Une endonucléase est une nucléase, qui coupe un acide nucléique en fragments plus courts. Les endonucléases sont capables de couper au milieu de la chaîne, par opposition aux exonucléases qui n attaquent que les nucléotides situés aux extrémités… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Endonuclease — An enzyme that cleaves a nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) at specific internal sites in the nucleotide base sequence. * * * An enzyme (phosphodiesterase) that cleaves the internal phosphodiester bonds in a DNA molecule, thus producing DNA fragments of… …   Medical dictionary

  • endonuclease — endonukleazė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nukleazė, katalizuojanti fosfodiesterinių ryšių, esančių polinukleotidinės grandinės viduje, hidrolizę. atitikmenys: angl. endonuclease rus. эндонуклеаза …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • endonuclease — An enzyme that cleaves a phosphodiester bond within a DNA strand, forming two smaller strands. See: exonuclease, restriction endonuclease …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • endonuclease — noun a nuclease that cleaves nucleic acids at interior bonds and so produces fragments of various sizes • Hypernyms: ↑nuclease • Hyponyms: ↑restriction endonuclease, ↑restriction nuclease, ↑restriction enzyme …   Useful english dictionary

  • Endonuclease — Als Endonuklease wird eine Nuklease bezeichnet, die ein Substrat (DNA und/oder RNA) intern, also nicht endständig, spaltet. Das bedeutet auch, dass im Gegensatz zu Exonukleasen als Reaktionsprodukte kein einzelnes Nukleotid, sondern immer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • endonuclease — One of a large group of enzymes that cleave nucleic acids at positions within the chain. Some act on both RNA and DNA (eg. S1 nuclease, EC.3.1.30.1, that is specific for single stranded molecules). Ribonucleases such as pancreatic, T1 etc. are… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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