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Sigma-Aldrich

Lipase from Mucor miehei

powder, slightly brown, ~1 U/mg

Synonym(s):
Triacylglycerol acylhydrolase, Triacylglycerol lipase
CAS Number:
Enzyme Commission number:
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NACRES:
NA.54

form

powder

Quality Level

specific activity

~1 U/mg

color

slightly brown

storage temp.

2-8°C

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Application

Lipases are used industrially for the resolution of chiral compounds and the transesterification production of biodiesel.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Mucor miehei lipase hydrolizes triglycerides and catalyzes the synthesis of esters from glycerol and long-chain fatty acids in vitro. Tri-, di-, and monoglycerides are hydrolyzed (in decreasing order of rate).

Unit Definition

1 U corresponds to the amount of enzyme which liberates 1 μmol oleic acid per minute at pH 8.0 and 40 °C (triolein, Cat. No. 62314 as substrate)

Other Notes

Characterization; In the synthesis of fatty hydroxamic acids; Esterification

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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