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Definition of the noun ribonuclease

What does ribonuclease mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ribonucleases

  1. a transferase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of ribonuclease: ribonucleinase / RNase
    • more generic word: transferase = any of various enzymes that move a chemical group from one compound to another compound


Ribonuclease is a type of nuclease that catalyzes the degradation of RNA into smaller components. Ribonucleases can be divided into endoribonucleases and exoribonucleases, and comprise several sub-classes within the EC 2.7 and 3.1 classes of enzymes.

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Google previewDiagnostic Procedures in Pancreatic Disease (2012)

by P. Malfertheiner, J.E. Dominguez-Munoz, H.-U. Schulz, Hans Lippert

Pancreatic ribonuclease is an intracellular enzyme which is released only in association with cellular death, so that an...

Similar to methemalbumin, circulating pancreatic ribonuclease is a specific marker for necrotizing pancreatitis, but its ...

Google previewGenetics Manual (1998)

Current Theory, Concepts, Terms by G. P. R‚dei

The bovine pancreatic ribonuclease is a NE\O"HYM°OHNET,UOHHVBCOH small (124 amino acids) and very heat-stable enzyme. The pancreatic ribonuclease was the first enzyme chemically synthesized in the laboratory. An autoradiogram ...

Google previewNucleic Acids, Structures, Properties, and Functions (2016)

Biology, Molecular biology by CTI Reviews

Ribonuclease is a type of nuclease that catalyzes the degradation of RNA into smaller components.

Google previewNew York Times The Times of the Sixties (2014)

The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade by The New York Times

Like all enzymes, ribonuclease is a protein. These British and American achievements are regarded as being of momentous importance, for they demonstrate the feasibility of determining how enzymes are built and how they work. Without the ...

Google previewQuantitative Chemical Analysis (2010)

by Daniel C. Harris

Ribonuclease is an enzyme with 124 amino acids. Its function is to cleave ribonucleic acid (RNA) into small fragments. A solution containing pure protein, with no other ions present except H and OH derived from the protein and water, is said ...

Google previewAllosteric Regulatory Enzymes (2007)

by Thomas W. Traut

Seminal ribonuclease is an allosteric enzyme,27 which also demonstrates domain swapping,26 and this is postulated as the mechanism for its change in conformation. This emphasizes the important concept about enzyme architecture, that in ...

Google previewExercise Biochemistry (2006)

by Vassilis Mougios

Ribonuclease is a relatively small protions develop within all kinds of biological molecules tein combining of ...

Google previewLoose-leaf Version for Biochemistry (2015)

by Jeremy M. Berg, John L. Tymoczko, Gregory J. Gatto, Jr., Lubert Stryer

Ribonuclease is a single polypeptide chain consisting of 124 amino acid residues cross-linked by four disulfide bonds (Figure 2.51). Anfinsen's plan was to destroy the three-dimensional structure of the enzyme and to then determine what ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry (2016)

Figure 3 Bovine seminal ribonuclease, disulfide bridges shown in black. Structure drawn with HyperChem 5.0 from PDB entry 1BSR of Mazzarella L, Capasso S, Demasi D, Di Lorenzo G, Mattia CA, and Zagari A (1993) Acta Crystallographica ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary (2002)

A Practical Compilation of Today's Acronyms and Abbreviations

Royal Navy RNA ribonucleic acid RNAase ribonuclease RNase ribonuclease RNase D ribonuclease D RNC Republican National Committee rnd around rnd. round RNN recurrent neural network RNO Reno/Tahoe International Airport RNP ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

ribonuclease RNAse, RNAase Any enzyme that cleaves RNA . May act as endonucleases or exonucleases depending upon the type of enzyme. Generally recognize target by tertiary structure rather than sequence.

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

ribonuclease. An *enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of *RNA, resulting in the formation of mono and oligonucleotides. ribonucleic. acid. See RNA. ribose. An aldopentose monosaccharide, which comprises the carbohydrate component of ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

avirulent RNAA radiochemical analysis RNA-BP ribonucleicacid-binding protein RNAi ribonucleic acid interference RNAP ribonucleicacid polymerase RNAse, RNase ribonuclease RNase P ribonuclease P RNasin ribonuclease inhibitor ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chromatography (2005)

by Jack Cazes

ribonuclease A, (4) a- chymotrypsonagen, and (5) myoglobin (horse heart). The five positive model proteins as shown in Fig. 1 can also be separated at various other pHs (pH 4-10). [71 However, the ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Botany (2002)

by Jill Bailey

RNase (ribonuclease) An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the sugar– phosphate bonds of RNA. There are several types, each having a specific action. For example ribonuclease T1 degrades RNA to ...

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