Accepted name: venom exonuclease
Reaction: Exonucleolytic cleavage in the 3′- to 5′- direction to yield nucleoside 5′-phosphates
Other name(s): venom phosphodiesterase
Comments: Preference for single-stranded substrate.
1.  Laskowski, M. , Sr. Pancreatic deoxyribonuclease I. In: Cantoni, G.L. and Davies, D.R. (Ed.), Procedures in Nucleic Acid Research, Procedures in Nucleic Acid Research, New York, 1966, pp. 85–101.
[EC created 1978]

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