nucleosidase

noun
nu·​cle·​o·​sid·​ase | \ ˌn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˈsī-ˌdās, -ˌdāz How to pronounce nucleosidase (audio) \

Medical Definition of nucleosidase

1 : an enzyme that promotes the hydrolysis of a nucleoside
2 : a phosphorylase that promotes reversibly the reaction of a nucleoside with phosphate forming a base and a phosphate of ribose or deoxyribose

called also nucleoside phosphorylase

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“Nucleosidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nucleosidase. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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