Definition of Restriction endonuclease
1. Noun. Any of the enzymes that cut nucleic acid at specific restriction sites and produce restriction fragments; obtained from bacteria (where they cripple viral invaders); used in recombinant DNA technology.
Medical Definition of Restriction endonuclease
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Literary usage of Restriction endonuclease
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1. Genetic Manipulation in Crops: Proceedings of the International Symposium on by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"The new DNA cleavage specificities are created in vitro by modifying DNA at specific subsets of the recognition sequence of a restriction endonuclease, ..."
2. Rice Biotechnology by Gurdev S. Khush, Gary H. Toenniessen (1991)
"Digestion of the DNA with a restriction endonuclease and separation of the fragments by electro- phoresis before transfer to the filter membrane provide the ..."
3. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"A cladistic analysis of phenotypic associations with haplotypes inferred from restriction endonuclease mapping and DNA sequence data. III. ..."
4. Rice Genetics II: Proceedings of the Second International Rice Genetics by International Rice Research Institute (1991)
"Second, restriction endonuclease analysis was performed on ... were subjected to restriction endonuclease analysis with 6 enzymes: EcoRI, Hind\\\, Pst\, ..."
5. DNA Fingerprinting and Plants (Including Pathogens): Sponsored CRIS/ICAR by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"... restriction endonuclease. Fifty-four serogroup B isolates (isolated from classical cases of hemorrhagic septicemia) reacted with somatic serotype 2 or 5 ..."