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Urease from Canavalia ensiformis (Jack bean)

powder, white, ~8 U/mg

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Unit Definition

1 U corresponds to the amount of enzyme which hydrolyzes 1 μmol urea (Cat. No. 51459) per minute at pH 8.0 and 25°C

Application

Urease from Canavalia ensiformis may be used for urea determination of various samples, such as legumes . It may be useful for the detection of pathogens as well as heavy-metal ions.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Urease catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea into carbon dioxide and ammonia. Urease is involved in nitrogen metabolism and urea degradation. Urease from Canavalia ensiformis binds 2 nickel ions per subunit .

General description

Subunit molecular weight: ~90,770
Composed of six subunits with total molecular weight: ~544,620

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