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Accepted name: ribonuclease IX
Reaction: Endonucleolytic cleavage of poly(U) or poly(C) to fragments terminated by 3′-hydroxy and 5′-phosphate groups
Other name(s): poly(U)- and poly(C)-specific endoribonuclease
Comments: Acts on poly(U) and poly(C), with a higher affinity for poly(C), but does not act on poly(A) or poly(G).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9001-99-4
1.  Sideris, D.C. and Fragoulis, E.G. Purification and characterization of a ribonuclease specific for poly(U) and poly(C) from the larvae of Ceratitis capitata. Eur. J. Biochem. 164 (1987) 309–315. [DOI] [PMID: 3569265]
[EC created 1992]

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