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Endonuclease

Definition

noun, plural: endonucleases

A nuclease that cleaves the phosphodiester bond between nucleotides situated within the polynucleotide chain, hence, producing fragments of various sizes.


Supplement

A common example of endonuclease is restriction endonuclease.


Word origin: Greek éndon (within) + nuclease.

Compare: exonuclease

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Restriction Digesion

which is the best option for Restriction Endonuclease digesion ??? A) 37' C water bath B) 37' C PCR program

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by Helics
Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:07 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Restriction Digesion
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Find number of restriction fragment size in chromosome

Hi all, I am prepare in entrance exam. I need help. A restriction endonuclease has the recognition sequence G/AATTC, where "/" indicate the cut side. This sequence is found, on average, once every 'X' residues in a chromosome. 'X' = Options a. 146 ...

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by kanagasundar
Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:38 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Find number of restriction fragment size in chromosome
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Recombinant DNA not degraded inside transformed cells, why?

When a foreign DNA enters a bacterial cell, there is a race between methylases and restriction endonucleases. If the DNA is methylated as "self" before the corresponding endonuclease arrives, the DNA will not be sliced. I'm sure there is more to this story -- ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:26 pm
 
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genetic engineering- not understanding some concepts

... use PCR? I have a quiz coming up in 5 days and I was wondering if there are any good sites for solving questions about ligation, restriction endonuclease, blunt and sticky ends and pUC8 plasmids and whatnot. If you know any sites that have answers as well as questions please let me know otherwise ...

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by radioinahole
Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:38 pm
 
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Topic: genetic engineering- not understanding some concepts
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PLease Please I need help with my PCR! Greatly appreciated!

Restriction endonuclease used in PCR?

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by JackBean
Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:01 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: PLease Please I need help with my PCR! Greatly appreciated!
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