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46051 Sigma

Esterase from Bacillus stearothermophilus

≥0.2 U/mg

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

The esterase catalyzes the transesterification of 1-phenylethanol.

Esterase acts on water-soluble carboxyl esters containing short chain fatty acids .

Other Notes

Heat stable enzyme

Unit Definition

1 U corresponds to the amount of enzyme which releases 1 μmol 4-nitrophenol per minute at pH 7.0 and 65°C (4-nitrophenyl-n-octanoate as substrate)

Application

The compound is commonly used for the synthesis of biodiesel and biopolymers, as well as in the production of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and flavor compounds.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

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