Definition of Nucleotidase

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis or a nucleotide to a nucleoside and phosphate ¹



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Definition of Nucleotidase

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Nucleotidase

1. Catalyses dephosphorylation of ribonucleoside 5'-monophosphates, ribonucleoside 3'-monophosphates and deoxyribonucleoside 3'-monophosphates Registry number: EC 3.1.3.31 Synonym: deoxyinosine-activated nucleotidase, nucleotide phosphohydrolase, cytosolic deoxyribonucleotide-activated nucleotidase, da-nucleotidase (26 Jun 1999)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleotidase

nucleoside triphosphate
nucleoside triphosphate-adenylate kinase
nucleosides
nucleoskeletal
nucleoskeletal DNA
nucleoskeleton
nucleoskeletons
nucleosol
nucleosomal
nucleosome
nucleosomes
nucleospindle
nucleosyntheses
nucleosynthesis
nucleosynthetic
nucleotidase (current term)
nucleotidases
nucleotide
nucleotide binding fold
nucleotide deaminases
nucleotide deletion
nucleotide mapping
nucleotide pair
nucleotide phosphotransferase
nucleotide pyrophosphate transferase
nucleotides
nucleotidic
nucleotidyltransferase
nucleotidyltransferases
nucleotoxin

Literary usage of Nucleotidase

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Sigma is pleased to offer PHOSPHATASES and PHOSPHODIESTERASES for the assay of the substrates indicated More FIRSTS from Sigma 3'-nucleotidase From Rye Gran ..."

2. Tissue Culture: Plants : A Bibliography, January 1991-April 1993. by Henry Gilbert (1994)
"All four isoforms of 5'-nucleotidase seem to be glycosylated and a native ... In order to elucidate the regulation, response of 5'- nucleotidase activity to ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"A 5'-nucleotidase test system is a device intended to measure the activity ... Measurements of 5'-nucleotidase are used in the diagnosis and treatment of ..."

4. Nucleic Acids: Their Chemical Properties and Physiological Conduct by Walter Jones (1914)
"The two pyrimidine nucleotides are not further changed, but the purine nucleotides are converted into nucleosides (nucleotidase). ..."

5. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... of pyrimidine-5'-nucleotidase by low hair phosphorus levels and low zinc levels in whom there was enhanced lead absorption. Hair analyses appear to be a ..."

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