TITLE

polynucleotidase

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1728
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "polynucleotidase" is presented. It refers to an enzyme present in intestinal mucosa and intestinal juice that catalyzes the breakdown of nucleic acid to nucleotides.
ACCESSION #
21241582

 

Related Articles

  • Evolution of an Enzyme from a Noncatalytic Nucleic Acid Sequence. Gysbers, Rachel; Tram, Kha; Gu, Jimmy; Li, Yingfu // Scientific Reports;6/19/2015, p11405 

    The mechanism by which enzymes arose from both abiotic and biological worlds remains an unsolved natural mystery. We postulate that an enzyme can emerge from any sequence of any functional polymer under permissive evolutionary conditions. To support this premise, we have arbitrarily chosen a...

  • Codon.  // Encyclopedic Reference of Cancer;2001, p212 

    A definition of the term "codon" is presented. It refers to a triplet of nucleotides that encodes an amino acid or presents a termination signal.

  • polynucleotide.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1728 

    A definition of the term "polynucleotide" is presented. It refers to nucleic acid composed of two or more nucleotides.

  • recognition sequence (site):. Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects;2003, p350 

    A definition of the term "recognition sequence" is presented. It refers to a nucleotide sequence composed typically of 4, 6, or 8 nucleotides. It is recognized by a restriction endonuclease, and so-called type II enzymes cut, and their corresponding

  • Systemic administration of LPD prepared with CpG oligonucleotides inhibits the growth of established pulmonary metastases by stimulating innate and acquired antitumor immune responses. Whitmore, Mark M.; Song Li; Falo Jr., Louis; Huang, Leaf // Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy;Dec2001, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p503 

    Intravenous (i.v.) administration of a lipopolyplex consisting of a ternary complex of DOTAP:cholesterol cationic liposomes, protamine sulfate, and noncoding plasmid DNA (LPD-pDNA) is capable of stimulating a potent Th-1 cytokine response and inhibiting the growth of established tumors in mice....

  • nucleotide.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1602 

    A definition of the term "nucleotide" is presented, referring to a compound composed of phosphoric acid, a pentose sugar and a base, constituting the structural unit of nucleic acid.

  • nucleotidyl.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1602 

    A definition of the term "nucleotidyl" is presented, referring to the residue of a nucleotide.

  • recombinase.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1983 

    A definition of the term "recombinase," which refers to any enzyme that catalyzes nucleic acid recombination, is presented.

  • RNA editing. Aphasizhev, R. // Molecular Biology;Mar2007, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p227 

    RNA editing is a collective term referring to a plethora of reactions that ultimately lead to changes in RNA nucleotide sequence apart from splicing, 5′ capping, or 3′ end processing. Spread throughout the Eukarya, RNA editing creates genetic information de novo, alters decoding...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics