Definitions for ribonucleaseˌraɪ boʊˈnu kliˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz, -ˈnyu-
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ribonuclease, ribonucleinase, RNase(noun)
a transferase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid
Any of a group of enzymes which catalyzes the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid.
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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