deoxyribonuclease I

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EC; other names: pancreatic DNase; DNase; thymonuclease. An enzyme that catalyses the endonucleolytic cleavage of DNA to 5′‐phosphodinucleotide and 5′‐phosphooligonucleotide end products. It shows a preference for double‐stranded DNA. See also streptodornase.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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