Agent Name

Deoxyribonuclease I

CAS Number

9003-98-9

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Alkaline deoxyribonuclease; Alkaline DNase; DNA depolymerase; DNA endonuclease; DNA nuclease; Deoxyribonuclease; Deoxyribonuclease (pancreatic); Deoxyribonuclease A; Deoxyribonuclease bovine pancreas; Deoxyribonucleic phosphatase; Desoxyribonuclease; DNAase; DNase; DNase I; DNase I, cattle pancreas; DNase, pancreatic; Dnasw; Dornase; Dornava; Dornavac; Endodeoxyribonuclease I; Escherichia coli Endonuclease I; Pancreatic deoxyribonuclease; Pancreatic dornase; Nuclease, deoxyribo-; [ChemIDplus] Pancreatic desoxyribonuclease; [Merck Index] Deoxyribonuclease I, from bovine pancreas; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Enzymes

Description

Beige powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Hydrolyzes DNA; Used as debriding agent and to treat cystic fibrosis (reduces viscosity of sputum); [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation and sensitization; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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