Catalase, along with superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase, controls the levels of oxygen-derived free radicals in mammalian cells. Together these molecules may function as a somatic oxidant defense. Prevents apoptosis in cultured rat ovarian follicles.
1 mg in Plastic ampoule
Please refer to vial label for lot-specific concentration.
Toxicity: Standard Handling (A)
One unit is defined as the amount of enzyme that will decompose 1.0 µmol H₂O₂ per min at 25°C, pH 7.0.
In 50 mM Tris, pH 8.0.
Prepared from blood that has been shown by certified tests to be negative for HBsAg and for antibodies to HIV and HCV.
Following initial thaw, aliquot and freeze (-20°C).
Tilly, J.L., and Tilly, K.I. 1995. Endocrinology136, 242.
Bonaventura, J., et al. 1972. Arch. Biochem. Biophys.150, 606.
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