IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ribonuclease V

Reaction: Hydrolysis of poly(A), forming oligoribonucleotides and ultimately 3'-AMP

Other name(s): endoribonuclease V

Comments: Also hydrolyses poly(U).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 74505-36-5


1. Schröder, H.C., Dose, K., Zahn, R.K. and Müller, E.G. Isolation and characterization of the novel polyadenylate- and polyuridylate-degrading acid endoribonuclease V from calf thymus. J. Biol. Chem. 255 (1980) 5108-5112. [PMID: 6246098]

[EC created 1984]

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