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Accepted name: Enterobacter ribonuclease
Reaction: Endonucleolytic cleavage to nucleoside 3′-phosphates and 3′-phosphooligonucleotides with 2′,3′-cyclic phosphate intermediates
Comments: Preference for cleavage at CpA. Homopolymers of A, U or G are not hydrolysed.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 395640-99-0
1.  Levy, C.C. and Goldman, P. Residue specificity of a ribonuclease which hydrolyzes polycytidylic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 245 (1970) 3257–3262. [PMID: 5432809]
2.  Marotta, C.A., Levy, C.C., Weissman, S.M. and Varricchio, F. Preferred sites of digestion of a ribonuclease from Enterobacter sp. in the sequence analysis of Bacillus stearothermophilus 5S ribonucleic acid. Biochemistry 12 (1973) 2901–2904. [PMID: 4719125]
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