Agent Name

Nuclease, micrococcal

CAS Number

9013-53-0

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Nuclease micrococcal, from Staphylococcus aureus; Mnase; Endonuclease micrococcal; Micrococcal endonuclease; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Enzymes

Description

Beige powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"An enzyme that catalyzes the endonucleolytic cleavage to 3'-phosphomononucleotide and 3'-phospholigonucleotide end-products. It can cause hydrolysis of double- or single-stranded DNA or RNA. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 3.1.31.1." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; May cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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