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 (är′ĕn-ās′, -āz′) also RNA·ase (är′ĕn-ā′ās′, -āz′)


(ˌraɪ boʊˈnu kliˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz, -ˈnyu-)

any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of RNA. Also called RNase, RNAase.
ri`bo•nu•cle′ic, adj.
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Noun1.RNase - a transferase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid
transferase - any of various enzymes that move a chemical group from one compound to another compound
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RNAase in style in gametophytic self-incompatible system (TAKAYAMA; ISOGAI, 2005) and glycoproteins in stigma cause self-incompatibility reaction (SI) in sporophytic system (HISCOCK; MCINNIS, 2003).
1] RNAase (Sigma) was added to the cellular pellet and incubated for 30 minutes at room temperature.
It is, of course, worth mentioning that thiocyanate plays a role in RNAase inhibition in addition to cell laysis inhibition.
18,19) The ORF of the P gene occupies 80% of the entire genome and encodes the viral DNA polymerase enzyme which has three areas: DNA polymerase, reverse transcriptase and RNAase.
Tests based on RNA analysis are highly sensitive because RNA is labile and prone to rapid degradation by RNAase enzymes which are abundant in the environment.
Co-precipitated RNA was removed by digestion with RNAase.
3] Nonstandard abbreviations: miRNA microRNA; mRNA, messenger ribonucleic acid; RNAase, ribonuclease; Ago2, argonaute 2.
Then, the cells were suspended in 1 ml of propidium iodide (PI, Sigma, USA) solution containing 40 [micro]g/ml PI, 100 [micro]g/ml RNAase (Sigma, USA), 0.
The homogenate was heated at 65 [degrees]C for 60 min before being centrifuged at 6000 rpm for 15 min at room temperature followed by precipitation of DNA and dissolution in molecular biology grade water (DNAase-free and RNAase free) (Eppendorf, Germany).