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Esterase from Saccharomyces cerevisiae

lyophilized, powder, beige, ~2 U/g

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Description

Other Notes

Preparation of enantiomerically pure (S)-2-hydroxy heptanoate via bakers′ yeast catalyzed hydrolytic resolution

Unit Definition

1 U corresponds to the amount of enzyme which hydrolyzes 1 μmol ethyl valerate per minute at pH 8.0 and 25 °C.

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.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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