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exonuclease

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noun exo·nu·cle·ase \ˌek-sō-ˈnü-klē-ˌās, -ˈnyü-, -ˌāz\

Definition of exonuclease

  1. :  an enzyme that breaks down a nucleic acid by removing nucleotides one by one from the end of a chain — compare endonuclease



1963

First Known Use of exonuclease

1963


Medical Dictionary

exonuclease

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noun exo·nu·cle·ase \ˌek-sō-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ˌās, -ˌāz\

Medical Definition of exonuclease

  1. :  an enzyme that breaks down a nucleic acid by removing nucleotides one by one from the end of a chain—compare endonuclease




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