EC - Ribonuclease T2

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
ribonuclease T2
Other names:
Escherichia coli ribonuclease I' ribonuclease PP2
Escherichia coli ribonuclease II
RNase (non-base specific)
RNase II
RNase M
RNase Ms
RNase T2
acid RNase
acid ribonuclease
base-non-specific ribonuclease
non-base specific ribonuclease
nonbase-specific RNase
nonspecific RNase
ribonnuclease (non-base specific)
ribonuclease (non-base specific)
ribonuclease II
ribonuclease M
ribonuclease N2
ribonuclease PP3
ribonuclease U4
ribonucleate 3'-oligonucleotide hydrolase
ribonucleate nucleotido-2'-transferase (cyclizing)
ribonuclease T2
Systematic name:


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00459
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0033897
CAS Registry Number: 37278-25-4
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (37) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Garcia-Segura, J.M., Orozco, M.M., Fominaya, J.M. and Gavilanes, J.G.
    Purification, molecular and enzymic characterization of an acid RNase from the insect Ceratitis capitata.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 158: 367-372 (1986). [PMID: 3732273]
  2. Heppel, L.A.
    Pig liver nuclei ribonuclease.
    In: Cantoni, G.L. and Davies, D.R. (Eds.) Procedures in Nucleic Acid Research, Harper and Row, New York, 1966, 31-36
  3. Reddi, K.K. and Mauser, L.J.
    Studies on the formation of tobacco mosaic virus ribonucleic acid. VI. Mode of degradation of host ribonucleic acid to ribonucleosides and their conversion to ribonucleoside 5'-phosphates.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 53: 607-613 (1965).
  4. Uchida, I. and Egami, F.
    The specificity of ribonuclease T2.
    J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 61: 44-53 (1967). [PMID: 6048969]

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