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ri·bo·nu·cle·ase(rī′bō-no͞o′klē-ās′, -āz′, -nyo͞o′-)
Any of various enzymes that break down RNA. Also called RNase.
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(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes that catalyse the hydrolysis of RNA
[C20: from ribonucle(ic acid) + -ase]
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ri•bo•nu•cle•ase(ˌraɪ boʊˈnu kliˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz, -ˈnyu-)
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|Noun||1.||ribonuclease - 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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