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Esterase from porcine liver

lyophilized, powder, slightly beige, ≥50 U/mg

Synonym: Carboxyl esterase, Carboxylic-ester hydrolase, PLE

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Properties

Related Categories 3.1.x.x Acting on esters, 3.x.x.x Hydrolases, Application Index, Biochemicals and Reagents, Enzyme Class Index,
form   powder
quality   lyophilized
mol wt   Mr ~162000
color   slightly beige
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Components

contains 1,4-dithioerythritol

Application

Porcine liver esterase is used to catalyze the hydrolysis of pentaacetyl catechin and epicatechin for use in pharmaceutical and industrial applications.

Pig liver esterase is commonly used for kinetic resolutions and assymetric synthesis in organic chemistry.

Pig liver esterase is commonly used for kinetic resolutions and assymetric synthesis in organic chemistry.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Its functionality is attributed to the catalytic triad of Ser, His and Asp/Glu

Esterase acts on water-soluble carboxyl esters containing short chain fatty acids. Its functionality is attributed to the catalytic triad of Ser, His and Asp/Glu.

Other Notes

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Unit Definition

1 U corresponds to the amount of enzyme which hydrolyzes 1 μmol ethyl valerate (CAt. No. 30784) per minute at pH 8.0 and 25°C

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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