nucleosidase

nucleosidase

[noo-klee-uh-sahy-deys, -deyz, nyoo-]
noun Biochemistry.
any of the class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of nucleosides.

Origin:
1910–15; nucleoside + -ase

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nucleosidase nu·cle·o·si·dase (nōō'klē-ə-sī'dās', -dāz', -klē-ō'sĭ-, nyōō'-)
n.
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of nucleosides, releasing their purine or pyrimidine base.

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