Nucleotidase



nucleotidase nu·cle·o·ti·dase (nōō’klē-ə-tī’dās, -dāz, nyōō’-)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a nucleotide to a nucleoside and phosphoric acid.

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