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Has activity of the same order of magnitude in organic solvents and water1.
Lipases catalyze the hydrolysis of triacylglycerols into glycerol and free fatty acids.
Immobilized lipase with excellent characteristics2
1 U corresponds to the amount of enzyme which liberates 1 μmol oleic acid per minute at pH 8.0 and 40 °C (triolein, Fluka No. 62314, as substrate)
Lipases are used industrially for the resolution of chiral compounds and the transesterification production of biodiesel.
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beige-brown, ≥20,000 U/g
≥30,000 U/g, pH 7.0, 50 °C (Optimum pH and temperature)
powder, light beige, ≥30 U/mg
2. M.T. Reetz et al. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 107, 373, (1995)
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