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 (är′ĕn-ās′, -āz′) also RNA·ase (är′ĕn-ā′ās′, -āz′)
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(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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Total RNAs were treated with RNase R (RNR-07250, epicentre) following the manufacturer's protocol.
Herein, 100 [micro]L of 50 [micro]g/mL exosomes or equal amount of exosomes together with either PROse or RNase A were injected into the surrounding tissues of the wounds at four sites on day 1 and day 3.
The mutations truncate the open reading frame before the end of the RNase IIIb domain, and as such result in complete loss of Dicer protein function [5].
The method uses a thermophilic RNase H2 enzyme from Pyrococcus abyssi, which functions optimally in conditions compatible with thermophilic DNA polymerases, such as Taq polymerase.
We first evaluated 4 methods (ScriptSeq, RNase H, Exome, and Clontech) for preparing sequencing libraries from cfRNA.
We used guanyl preferring RNase, binase (molecular weight 12.3 kDa, 109 amino acid residues, pI = 9.5), isolated as a homogeneous protein with catalytic activity, from a culture fluid of a recombinant strain of Escherichia coli BL21, carrying pGEMGX1/ent/Bi plasmid.
RNA of RNase 1 did not influence basal levels of the pro- and anti-inflammatory mediators.
Expression-optimized gene encoding reverse transcriptase derived from the patient infected with multidrug-resistant HIV-1 clade B isolate (RT1.14, [18]) with mutations D185N, D186N, and E478Q abrogating polymerase and RNase H activities was cloned into pVax1 vector (Invitrogen, USA) generating pVaxRT1.14opt-in which was described by us earlier [19].
The suppression of RNase L activity in cancer cell lines dramatically blocked cell death, according the researchers.
According to the manufacturer, TRIzol[R] Reagent maintains the integrity of the RNA due to highly effective inhibition of RNase activity while disrupting cells and dissolving cell components during sample homogenization, these can explain the better integrity of samples from TRIzoI[R] Reagent.
[sup][4] Then, keratinocytes can initiate effective immune responses through constantly secreting some endogenous antimicrobial substances, such as NO, [sz]-defensin, and RNase 7, to resist microorganism invasion directly, [sup][2],[5],[6] or recruit and activate neutrophils and macrophages to head to the infection site through the production of proinflammatory cytokines and chemokines.