IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: Aspergillus deoxyribonuclease K1

Reaction: Endonucleolytic cleavage to nucleoside 3'-phosphates and 3'-phosphooligonucleotide end-products

Other name(s): Aspergillus DNase K1

Comments: Preference for single-stranded DNA.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 264922-12-5


1. Kato, M. and Ikeda, Y. On the deoxyribonucleases, K1 and K2, isolated from mycelia of Aspergillus oryzae. I. Isolation and purification of DNases K1 and K2. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 64 (1968) 321-328. [PMID: 4303413]

2. Shishido, K., Kato, M. and Ikeda, Y. Isolation of thymidylic acid-rich fragments from double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acids. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 65 (1968) 479-481.

[EC created 1978, modified 1981]

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