Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Repair nuclease

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

repair nuclease

(Science: enzyme molecular biology) class of enzymes involved in dNA repair. It includes endonucleases that recognise a site of damage or an incorrect base pairing and cut it out and exonucleases that remove neighbouring nucleotides on one strand. These are then replaced by a dNA polymerase.