Agent Name

EcoRI restriction endonuclease

CAS Number

80498-17-5

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Deoxyribonuclease EcoRI; EcoRI; Endodeoxyribonuclease EcoRI; Restriction endonuclease EcoRI; Restriction endonuclease SsoI; Nuclease, restriction endodeoxyribo-, EcoRI; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Enzymes

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"EcoRI (pronounced, "eco R one") is an endonuclease enzyme isolated from strains of E. coli, and is part of the restriction modification system. . . . A restriction enzyme (or restriction endonuclease) is an enzyme that cuts DNA at specific recognition nucleotide sequences known as restriction sites." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; Targets the kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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