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ribonuclease

Pronunciation: ri'bo-nu'kle-as

Definition: A transferase or phosphodiesterase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid.

Synonym(s): ribonucleinase

See Also: ribonuclease (pancreatic), ribonuclease (Bacillus subtilis)

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