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Keyword - Exonuclease (KW-0269)

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Enzyme that degrades DNA or RNA by progressively splitting off single nucleotides from one end of the chain.


Molecular function


exonuclease activity [ GO:0004527 ]


Molecular functionHydrolaseNucleaseExonuclease

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