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40452 Sigma

Laccase from Agaricus bisporus

powder, deep brown, ≥4 U/mg

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Description

Unit Definition

1 U corresponds to the amount of enzyme which converts 1 μmol catechol per minute at pH 6.0 and 25°C

Application

Laccase is polyphenol oxidase found in many plants, fungi and microorganisms. Laccases may be useful in enzymatic biofuel systems, teeth whitening, textile dyeing, and in other applications that require the removal of oxygen .

Biochem/physiol Actions

Laccase is a blue copper oxidase that reduces molecular oxygen to water. Laccase oxidizes polyphenols, methoxy-substituted phenols and diamines, but not tyrosine. Oxidation by laccase is an one-electron reaction that generates a free radical .

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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