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Entry
EC 3.1.26.9                 Enzyme                                 

Name
ribonuclease [poly-(U)-specific];
ribonuclease (uracil-specific);
uracil-specific endoribonuclease;
uracil-specific RNase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on ester bonds;
Endoribonucleases producing 5'-phosphomonoesters
BRITE hierarchy
Reaction(IUBMB)
Endonucleolytic cleavage of poly(U) to fragments terminated by 3'-hydroxy and 5'-phosphate groups
Comment
Forms oligonucleotides with chain lengths of 6 to 12.
History
EC 3.1.26.9 created 1986
Reference
1  [PMID:6227485]
  Authors
Bachmann M, Trautmann F, Messer R, Zahn RK, Meyer zum Buschenfelde KH, Muller WE.
  Title
Association of a polyuridylate-specific endoribonuclease with small nuclear ribonucleo-proteins which had been isolated by affinity chromatography using antibodies from a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.
  Journal
Eur. J. Biochem. 136 (1983) 447-51.
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