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Definition of the noun DNASE

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noun - plural: DNAses

  1. [enzyme] deoxyribonuclease

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Google previewThe Enzymes (1971)

by Paul D. Boyer

that the “phosphodiesterase” activity of acid DNase is an intrinsic property of the...

Google previewIntegrated Palliative Care of Respiratory Disease (2012)

by Stephen Bourke, Edwin Timothy Peel

DNase is an enzyme which cleaves this DNA thereby reducing the viscosity of the sputum making it easier to expectorate [l7]. Stopping smoking improves the symptom of cough in patients with chronic bronchitis and COPD [20]. Carbocisteine ...

Google previewPharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice (2017)

by Jacqueline Rhoads

DNase is an enzyme produced in the salivary glands and pancreas that decreases the thickened or viscosity of sputum; dornase alfa is a recombinant human DNase used to augment the body's natural mucolytic processes. Expectorants ...

Google previewNetter's Pediatrics (2011)

by Todd Florin, Stephen Ludwig, MD, Paul L. Aronson, Heidi C. Werner

Recombinant human DNAse is an enzyme that breaks down DNA and can significantly improve the vesicoelastic properties of CF sputum when administered by nebulization. It has been shown to improve sputum clearance and lung function ...

Google previewLecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine (2011)

by Stephen J. Bourke, Graham P. Burns

Nebulised DNase is a treatment for patients with cystic fibrosis but is not effective in other forms of bronchiectasis. 8.5 B This patient has chronic ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

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 inhalation via a jet nebulizer, it appears to ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

DNase (deoxyribonuclease, DNA- ase) : An enzyme which breaks the DNA molecule into smaller pieces (or oligonugleotides) . DNase f ootprinting : A lab technique used to find out which segments of a DNA molecule are protected by DNA- ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

DNase deoxyribonuclease (av). DNase footprinting a technique for determining the sequence of a DNA segment to which a DNA— binding protein binds. In this technique, a double— stranded DNA fragment is radioactively labeled at the 5' ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

The fragmentation of DNAinto nucleosomal units– as seen in DNA laddering assays – is caused by an enzyme known as caspaseactivated DNase (CAD). Normally CADexists as an inactive complex withICAD (inhibitor ofCAD, also known as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research (2009)

Caspase 3 activates caspase-activated DNase (CAD), which cleaves the DNA into 180-bp fragments (DNA laddering). CAD was found to be activated 48 h after kainic acid (KA)-induced status epilepticus (SE) (for 2 h); however, DNA ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

dNase (also DNAse, DNAase) deoxyribonuclease DNAW Director, ...

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