Definition of Nucleotidases

1. Noun. (plural of nucleotidase) ¹



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Definition of Nucleotidases

1. nucleotidase [n] - See also: nucleotidase

Medical Definition of Nucleotidases

1. A class of enzymes that catalyze the conversion of a nucleotide and water to a nucleoside and orthophosphate. Registry number: EC 3.1.3.- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleotidases

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

Literary usage of Nucleotidases

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"... and the two nucleotidases that attack the purin nucleotides. Extracts of intestinal mucosa contain ..."

2. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry by Olof Hammarsten, Sven Gustaf Hedin (1914)
"... all organs investigated, but not in gastric juice, acts only upon the complex nucleic acids and splits them into nucleotides. The nucleotidases, which ..."

3. Chemistry of Food and Nutrition by Henry Clapp Sherman (1918)
"nucleotidases are enzymes which split nucleic acids liberating the phosphoric acid and leaving compounds of carbohydrate with base which are collectively ..."

4. Practical Physiological Chemistry by Sydney William Cole (1920)
"... that they consist of certain groups called nucleotides, which can be liberated by the action of enzymes found in the tissues, and called nucleotidases. ..."

5. Nucleic Acids: Their Chemical Properties and Physiological Conduct by Walter Jones (1914)
"They are called " nucleotidases ". In the third phase the nucleosides are decomposed into ..."

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