ribonuclease III activity

id: GO:0004525
name: ribonuclease III activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the endonucleolytic cleavage of RNA with 5'-phosphomonoesters and 3'-OH termini; makes two staggered cuts in both strands of dsRNA, leaving a 3' overhang of 2 nt.

Child Functions

GO:0016443bidentate ribonuclease III activity

Parent Functions

GO:0016891endoribonuclease activity, producing 5'-phosphomonoesters