IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: Aspergillus nuclease S1

Reaction: Endonucleolytic cleavage to 5'-phosphomononucleotide and 5'-phosphooligonucleotide end-products

Other name(s): endonuclease S1 (Aspergillus); single-stranded-nucleate endonuclease; deoxyribonuclease S1; deoxyribonuclease S1; nuclease S1; Neurospora crassa single-strand specific endonuclease; S1 nuclease; single-strand endodeoxyribonuclease; single-stranded DNA specific endonuclease; single-strand-specific endodeoxyribonuclease; single strand-specific DNase; Aspergillus oryzae S1 nuclease

Comments: Formerly EC

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37288-25-8


1. Ando, T. A nuclease specific for heat-denatured DNA isolated from a product of Aspergillus oryzae. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 114 (1966) 158-168. [PMID: 4287053]

2. Sutton, W.D. A crude nuclease preparation suitable for use in DNA reassociation experiments. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 240 (1971) 522-531. [PMID: 5123563]

3. Vogt, V.M. Purification and further properties of single-strand-specific nuclease from Aspergillus oryzae. Eur. J. Biochem. 33 (1973) 192-200. [PMID: 4691350]

[EC created 1972 as EC, transferred 1978 to EC, modified 1981]

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