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2',5'-Oligoadenylate Synthetase

"2',5'-Oligoadenylate Synthetase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP into a series of (2'-5') linked oligoadenylates and pyrophosphate in the presence of double-stranded RNA. These oligonucleotides activate an endoribonuclease (RNase L) which cleaves single-stranded RNA. Interferons can act as inducers of these reactions. EC 2.7.7.-.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "2',5'-Oligoadenylate Synthetase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "2',5'-Oligoadenylate Synthetase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2013 and 2019
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