38429 Sigma

Laccase from Trametes versicolor

powder, light brown, ≥0.5 U/mg

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Laccase catalyzes the oxidation of phenol containing compounds, including lignin, through the reduction of oxygen to water. The presence of mediators will allow the oxidation of non-phenlic compounds as well. The primary function of laccase is to degrade lignin in fungi.1

Other Notes

former nomenclature: Coriolus versicolor

Unit Definition

One unit corresponds to the amount of enzyme which converts 1 μmole of catechol per minute at pH 6.0 and 25 °C

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