IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: deoxyribonuclease V

Reaction: Endonucleolytic cleavage at apurinic or apyrimidinic sites to products with a 5'-phosphate

Other name(s): endodeoxyribonuclease V; DNase V; Escherichia coli endodeoxyribonuclease V

Comments: Previously classified erroneously as EC

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 61970-03-4


1. Gates, F.T. and Linn, S. Endonuclease V of Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 252 (1977) 1647-1653. [PMID: 14159]

[EC created 1978 as EC, transferred 2001 to EC]

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