restriction enzymes
Endonucleases which recognize specific base sequences within a @[email protected] @[email protected], creating a double-strand break of @[email protected] Type I restriction @[email protected] bind to these @[email protected] but subsequently cut the @[email protected] at different sites. Type II restriction @[email protected] both bind and cut within their recognition or target sites.
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 164 [Terms] [Paper]