42603 Sigma

Lignin Peroxidase Green Alternative

powder, slightly beige, >0.1 U/mg

Synonym: LiP, Ligninase, Peroxidase, lignin



Related Categories 1.11.x.x Peroxide as receptor, 1.x.x.x Oxidoreductases, Application Index, Biochemicals and Reagents, Chemical Synthesis,
form   powder
greener alternative product characteristics   Waste Prevention: Greener alternative product characteristics
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.
color   slightly beige
greener alternative category   Enabling
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   −20°C


General description

Sigma Life Science is committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product has been enhanced for waste prevention when used in fuel cell and cellulosic ethanol research. For more information see the article in biofiles.


Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Unit Definition

One unit corresponds to the amount of enzyme, which oxidizes 1 μmole 3.4-dimethoxybenzyl alcohol per minute at pH 3.0 and 30 °C

Biochem/physiol Actions

Lignin peroxidase is a fungal enzyme which has a key role in the ligninolytic cycle, the process by which the structural component of plant walls, lignin, is degraded.

Epoxide hydrolase is an enantioselective catalyst for the hydrolytic kinetic resolution of expoxides.

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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